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Highest Paying Cities for Surveying and Mapping Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for surveying and mapping technicians (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 surveying and mapping technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $78,860, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for surveying and mapping technicians. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $70,380). 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 surveying and mapping technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$78,860
150
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$70,380
550
3 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$69,810
670
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$69,060
650
5 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$65,630
200
6 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$65,530
370
7 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$63,090
70
8 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$62,880
90
9 Fairbanks, Alaska
$62,570
40
10 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$62,200
270
11 Fresno, California
$61,290
80
12 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$60,720
180
13 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$60,710
40
14 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$60,270
120
15 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$59,110
180
16 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$58,860
70
17 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$58,730
40
18 Salinas, California
$58,510
60
19 Anchorage, Alaska
$58,230
120
20 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$57,770
50
21 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$57,620
190
22 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$57,550
350
23 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$56,240
30
24 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$56,140
630
25 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$55,760
710
26 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$55,580
110
27 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,490
250
28 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$55,110
100
29 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$55,020
690
30 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$54,410
90
31 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$53,840
40
32 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$53,040
460
33 Tacoma, Washington
$53,040
80
34 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$53,000
480
35 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$52,990
90
36 Bellingham, Washington
$52,890
50
37 South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$52,580
50
38 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$52,340
160
39 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$52,330
50
40 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$52,120
40
41 Rochester, New York
$52,100
110
42 Stockton, California
$51,890
50
43 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$51,830
30
44 Memphis, Tennessee
$51,810
110
45 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$51,520
40
46 Salem, Oregon
$51,480
50
47 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$51,470
30
48 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$51,370
110
49 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$50,810
1,160
50 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$50,750
2,070
51 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$50,020
30
52 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$50,000
770
53 Flagstaff, Arizona
$49,920
30
54 Akron, Ohio
$49,870
90
55 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$49,850
990
56 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$49,760
140
57 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$49,680
600
58 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$49,520
1,050
59 Peoria, Illinois
$49,440
40
60 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$49,030
160
61 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$48,980
710
62 Dayton, Ohio
$48,900
120
63 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$48,760
30
64 New Haven, Connecticut
$48,740
70
65 Redding, California
$48,710
40
66 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$48,680
30
67 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$48,040
70
68 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$47,410
1,260
69 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$47,130
30
70 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$46,890
60
71 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$46,830
40
72 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$46,720
40
73 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$46,710
60
74 Flint, Michigan
$46,650
60
75 Springfield, Illinois
$46,340
40
76 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$46,300
40
77 Billings, Montana
$46,280
50
78 Bismarck, North Dakota
$46,160
60
79 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$46,160
120
80 Port St Lucie, Florida
$46,020
80
81 Salt Lake City, Utah
$46,020
190
82 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$45,930
60
83 Spokane, Washington
$45,920
70
84 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$45,820
30
85 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$45,770
270
86 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$45,710
110
87 Columbus, Ohio
$45,670
290
88 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$45,400
40
89 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$45,280
110
90 Camden, New Jersey
$45,250
120
91 Corvallis, Oregon
$45,170
n/a
92 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$45,140
50
93 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$45,130
430
94 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$45,010
60
95 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$44,890
510
96 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$44,870
30
97 Boulder, Colorado
$44,830
30
98 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$44,580
30
99 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$44,520
240
100 Richmond, Virginia
$44,400
360
See also: Highest paying industries for surveying and mapping technicians.