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Highest Paying Cities for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

The top 82 highest paying cities for cartographers and photogrammetrists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of cartographers and photogrammetrists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $103,970, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for cartographers and photogrammetrists. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $98,290). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of cartographers and photogrammetrists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 82 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$103,970
170
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$98,290
270
3 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$96,030
130
4 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$92,880
70
5 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$90,690
80
6 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$88,990
60
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$84,740
460
8 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$84,210
60
9 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$83,720
300
10 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$82,010
190
11 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$81,500
370
12 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$80,720
240
13 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$79,800
50
14 St Louis, Missouri
$78,230
30
15 Tacoma, Washington
$77,440
40
16 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$76,600
40
17 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$76,240
190
18 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$73,830
40
19 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$73,320
130
20 Madison, Wisconsin
$73,070
60
21 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$72,460
200
22 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$72,030
100
23 Spokane, Washington
$71,940
40
24 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$71,000
50
25 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$70,910
130
26 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$69,730
670
27 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$68,840
500
28 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$68,320
180
29 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$68,040
40
30 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$67,830
50
31 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$67,480
100
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$67,310
40
33 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$66,040
460
34 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$63,050
70
35 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$62,900
n/a
36 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$62,710
100
37 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$62,660
140
38 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$62,460
70
39 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$62,400
350
40 Salt Lake City, Utah
$62,030
70
41 Richmond, Virginia
$61,600
80
42 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$61,550
40
43 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$61,510
30
44 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$61,070
170
45 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$60,710
200
46 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$60,220
50
47 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$60,210
80
48 Boulder, Colorado
$60,200
60
49 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$59,580
330
50 Huntsville, Alabama
$59,510
40
51 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$59,170
270
52 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$58,500
60
53 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$58,360
260
54 Tucson, Arizona
$57,890
40
55 Olympia, Washington
$57,530
30
56 Wilmington, North Carolina
$57,260
30
57 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$56,240
120
58 Columbus, Ohio
$56,210
30
59 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$56,150
40
60 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$55,690
130
61 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$55,650
160
62 Kansas City, Missouri
$55,070
120
63 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$54,910
100
64 Honolulu, Hawaii
$54,390
40
65 Anchorage, Alaska
$53,640
110
66 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$53,630
70
67 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$52,460
100
68 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$51,980
200
69 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$51,600
90
70 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$50,940
50
71 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$50,380
30
72 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$49,970
40
73 Columbia, South Carolina
$49,710
140
74 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$48,370
40
75 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$47,850
30
76 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$47,790
50
77 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$47,460
60
78 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$47,300
30
79 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$47,090
70
80 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$45,370
n/a
81 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$40,140
30
82 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$38,780
30
See also: Highest paying industries for cartographers and photogrammetrists.