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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 $83,350, California is the highest paying state for cartographers and photogrammetrists. It is followed by Washington (average annual salary $77,240). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 California
$83,350
$54,310 1,310
2 Washington
$77,240
$54,800 380
3 Louisiana
$76,320
$41,270 90
4 Nevada
$75,720
$47,640 120
5 Virginia
$75,270
$47,320 460
6 Maryland
$72,150
$43,770 440
7 Ohio
$71,800
$52,850 90
8 New Jersey
$71,620
$39,060 170
9 New York
$70,990
$36,770 150
10 Massachusetts
$70,190
$43,020 100
11 Colorado
$69,920
$47,440 870
12 Illinois
$69,820
$48,700 200
13 New Mexico
$69,160
$37,820 60
14 Minnesota
$68,620
$49,540 240
15 Connecticut
$68,250
$44,190 70
16 Kentucky
$66,870
$43,130 140
17 North Dakota
$66,610
$39,760 30
18 Missouri
$64,870
$43,070 170
19 Utah
$64,690
$43,270 130
20 Nebraska
$63,200
$37,820 70
21 Alaska
$63,140
$39,050 150
22 Hawaii
$62,520
$44,310 50
23 Wisconsin
$62,490
$43,910 250
24 Arizona
$61,740
$45,540 290
25 Maine
$61,100
$50,760 60
26 Alabama
$60,790
$39,710 170
27 Texas
$58,960
$37,970 1,540
28 North Carolina
$58,900
$40,870 570
29 Wyoming
$57,930
$44,610 100
30 Mississippi
$57,890
$36,970 40
31 Oregon
$57,580
$38,660 410
32 Pennsylvania
$57,510
$38,380 150
33 Florida
$56,550
$32,440 460
34 South Dakota
$56,520
$28,860 120
35 Vermont
$56,460
$36,500 60
36 Oklahoma
$55,780
$35,070 120
37 Iowa
$55,600
$37,720 40
38 Indiana
$55,400
$35,620 90
39 Michigan
$54,850
$35,690 360
40 Idaho
$52,900
$36,470 170
41 Arkansas
$51,770
$29,410 70
42 Tennessee
$51,200
$31,590 170
43 Kansas
$51,000
$34,970 160
44 West Virginia
$49,260
$32,970 40
45 South Carolina
$49,250
$37,380 320
46 Georgia
$49,240
$34,200 130
47 Montana
$48,090
$33,180 80
48 New Hampshire
$46,240
$34,230 110

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.