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Highest Paying Industries for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

The top 53 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $85,710, federal government, including usps is the highest paying industry for cartographers and photogrammetrists. It is followed by federal executive branch (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $85,710). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of cartographers and photogrammetrists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 53 Highest Paying Industries for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal government, including USPS
$85,710
610
2 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$85,710
610
3 Employment Services
$83,420
150
4 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$74,940
120
5 Educational Services - Privately owned
$73,050
30
6 Administrative and Support Services
$72,240
210
7 Transportation and Warehousing
$71,880
70
8 Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$70,820
60
9 Pipeline Transportation
$70,820
60
10 Natural Gas Distribution
$70,480
n/a
11 Temporary Help Services
$70,360
60
12 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$69,390
210
13 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$69,260
250
14 Support Activities for Mining
$65,620
60
15 Utilities
$64,950
240
16 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$64,000
1,420
17 Testing Laboratories
$64,000
90
18 Mining
$63,990
130
19 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$63,900
n/a
20 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$63,900
n/a
21 Educational Services - Local government owned
$63,900
n/a
22 Scientific Research and Development Services
$63,370
190
23 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$63,050
190
24 Engineering Services
$62,580
1,740
25 Oil and Gas Extraction
$62,010
70
26 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$62,000
4,220
27 Federal, State, and Local Government
$62,000
4,220
28 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$61,980
30
29 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$61,980
30
30 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$61,750
4,370
31 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$59,960
5,980
32 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$59,100
3,110
33 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$59,000
3,070
34 Manufacturing
$58,990
50
35 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,860
170
36 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$58,700
3,950
37 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$57,460
230
38 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$56,920
540
39 Educational Services
$56,840
180
40 Social Advocacy Organizations
$56,800
90
41 State government, including schools and hospitals
$55,700
650
42 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$55,520
110
43 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$55,520
110
44 Waste Management and Remediation Services
$55,040
40
45 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$51,450
130
46 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$48,570
70
47 Information
$48,550
120
48 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$48,460
110
49 Educational Services - State government owned
$48,460
110
50 Landscaping Services
$47,920
30
51 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$47,330
40
52 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$47,180
90
53 Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$42,770
60
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