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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 $63,690, California is the highest paying state for surveying and mapping technicians. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $59,200). 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 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
$63,690
$33,270 3,530
2 Alaska
$59,200
$35,380 200
3 Nevada
$55,100
$30,170 250
4 Washington
$53,040
$33,280 1,220
5 Massachusetts
$52,820
$34,010 580
6 Arizona
$52,730
$27,610 1,050
7 Connecticut
$51,340
$30,810 280
8 Illinois
$50,250
$32,380 1,270
9 Oregon
$50,240
$32,310 740
10 Minnesota
$49,610
$34,610 790
11 Hawaii
$48,140
$33,420 80
12 Maryland
$47,750
$30,050 750
13 New Jersey
$46,530
$29,440 640
14 Rhode Island
$45,180
$27,840 100
15 New York
$45,020
$29,130 1,480
16 Colorado
$44,880
$31,950 1,460
17 North Dakota
$44,820
$22,340 190
18 Pennsylvania
$44,700
$25,420 1,730
19 Montana
$44,500
$29,570 240
20 Utah
$44,400
$27,370 350
21 Wyoming
$44,170
$28,750 180
22 Vermont
$43,950
$32,270 120
23 Tennessee
$43,330
$26,510 1,250
24 Iowa
$43,060
$29,220 280
25 Ohio
$42,740
$27,610 1,370
26 Wisconsin
$42,520
$26,620 530
27 Virginia
$42,380
$28,240 1,890
28 New Hampshire
$42,200
$29,490 270
29 Oklahoma
$41,820
$22,930 980
30 New Mexico
$41,630
$29,000 720
31 Idaho
$41,040
$29,000 260
32 Texas
$40,470
$25,950 7,730
33 Delaware
$39,920
$30,070 120
34 Indiana
$39,290
$24,650 830
35 Michigan
$39,010
$26,720 1,120
36 Maine
$38,620
$26,130 330
37 Nebraska
$38,420
$27,680 680
38 North Carolina
$38,180
$24,070 2,910
39 Georgia
$38,130
$23,960 1,720
40 Missouri
$38,060
$24,890 840
41 Alabama
$37,970
$24,910 700
42 Kentucky
$37,080
$22,280 660
43 Mississippi
$37,060
$18,370 560
44 Louisiana
$36,990
$20,600 1,200
45 Florida
$35,840
$22,310 5,250
46 Kansas
$35,350
$23,620 500
47 South Dakota
$35,240
$27,130 110
48 Arkansas
$34,950
$18,960 310
49 South Carolina
$34,670
$22,870 1,040
50 West Virginia
$32,810
$21,920 390
51 Puerto Rico
$19,190
$16,150 150
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