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Highest Paying States for Surveying and Mapping Technicians

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $63,670, California is the highest paying state for surveying and mapping technicians. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $59,170). 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 surveying and mapping technicians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$63,670
$35,910 4,020
2 Alaska
$59,170
$36,290 180
3 Massachusetts
$54,920
$33,990 520
4 Connecticut
$53,820
$31,330 290
5 Oregon
$52,950
$32,830 670
6 Illinois
$52,820
$31,910 1,210
7 Washington
$52,790
$33,630 1,210
8 Arizona
$52,630
$27,810 1,070
9 Minnesota
$51,510
$35,120 640
10 Nevada
$51,330
$28,080 310
11 Hawaii
$50,090
$33,320 100
12 Utah
$49,490
$28,570 350
13 New York
$49,430
$31,550 1,510
14 North Dakota
$47,330
$29,090 190
15 Wyoming
$47,280
$32,660 150
16 New Jersey
$46,650
$30,440 550
17 New Hampshire
$46,630
$33,770 260
18 Maryland
$46,150
$29,950 840
19 Vermont
$46,110
$34,430 60
20 Montana
$45,940
$29,190 250
21 Rhode Island
$45,180
$27,840 70
22 Colorado
$44,480
$31,450 1,460
23 Iowa
$44,430
$30,500 270
24 Pennsylvania
$43,520
$24,580 1,490
25 Maine
$43,000
$30,090 330
26 Tennessee
$42,660
$26,220 1,110
27 Nebraska
$42,260
$34,660 440
28 New Mexico
$41,990
$29,420 600
29 Wisconsin
$41,980
$27,930 530
30 Texas
$41,800
$26,450 6,940
31 Ohio
$41,650
$28,530 1,570
32 Virginia
$40,620
$27,150 1,660
33 Michigan
$40,470
$26,370 920
34 Idaho
$40,190
$30,330 200
35 North Carolina
$40,180
$25,610 3,140
36 Delaware
$39,950
$29,520 120
37 Indiana
$39,940
$25,420 1,010
38 Missouri
$39,560
$25,660 860
39 South Dakota
$39,110
$29,970 100
40 Mississippi
$38,970
$19,540 480
41 Louisiana
$38,890
$26,360 1,080
42 Georgia
$38,800
$25,950 1,750
43 Alabama
$37,730
$24,020 770
44 Kansas
$37,700
$22,090 530
45 Oklahoma
$37,640
$22,420 860
46 Kentucky
$37,120
$25,730 670
47 Arkansas
$36,940
$19,270 280
48 Florida
$36,430
$22,910 5,250
49 West Virginia
$35,350
$23,950 420
50 South Carolina
$34,820
$23,190 1,210
51 Puerto Rico
$19,080
$16,310 150
See also: Highest paying industries for surveying and mapping technicians, Top Paying Jobs in America.