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Highest Paying States for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $81,110, Nevada is the highest paying state for cartographers and photogrammetrists. It is followed by California (average annual salary $79,350). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Nevada
$81,110
$50,100 130
2 California
$79,350
$52,970 1,570
3 Washington
$75,630
$51,790 400
4 New Jersey
$75,610
$39,040 180
5 New York
$72,970
$42,700 170
6 Virginia
$69,170
$47,640 440
7 Colorado
$68,170
$44,460 870
8 Connecticut
$68,140
$53,220 80
9 Ohio
$66,910
$52,880 90
10 Maryland
$66,180
$43,100 470
11 New Mexico
$66,140
$37,800 80
12 Louisiana
$65,710
$47,120 80
13 Minnesota
$65,460
$45,040 250
14 Illinois
$65,270
$41,680 270
15 North Dakota
$63,650
$43,740 40
16 South Dakota
$63,230
$40,250 90
17 Missouri
$62,970
$41,160 170
18 Arizona
$62,540
$43,540 240
19 Massachusetts
$61,780
$41,820 90
20 Utah
$61,540
$40,810 140
21 Wisconsin
$61,270
$43,440 240
22 Michigan
$60,880
$42,420 360
23 Alaska
$59,580
$37,470 150
24 Nebraska
$59,260
$38,600 70
25 Florida
$59,130
$30,380 520
26 Texas
$58,920
$35,960 1,590
27 Alabama
$58,460
$38,500 170
28 Mississippi
$57,890
$36,970 40
29 Wyoming
$57,410
$44,380 90
30 Oregon
$57,370
$40,300 480
31 North Carolina
$57,220
$39,670 520
32 Maine
$57,120
$44,780 60
33 Oklahoma
$56,640
$33,540 110
34 Hawaii
$56,020
$41,790 50
35 Arkansas
$54,720
$31,370 60
36 Pennsylvania
$53,920
$36,790 210
37 Kentucky
$51,840
$38,250 110
38 Indiana
$51,290
$33,640 90
39 Idaho
$51,020
$34,630 180
40 Tennessee
$49,150
$35,060 140
41 Kansas
$48,960
$33,600 140
42 Georgia
$48,650
$34,140 140
43 West Virginia
$47,840
$33,470 40
44 South Carolina
$47,600
$33,460 350
45 Montana
$47,480
$33,340 100
46 New Hampshire
$43,330
$33,190 120

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of cartographers and photogrammetrists in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for cartographers and photogrammetrists, Top Paying Jobs in America.