Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,900
25th Percentile Wage
$49,850
50th Percentile Wage
$65,350
75th Percentile Wage
$85,750
90th Percentile Wage
$103,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists is $103,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists is $40,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,3504.76%15.01%
201562,2402.02%-
201460,9804.77%-
201358,0704.36%-
201255,540--

Compare Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in eight industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $72,170. The lowest paying industry is the coal mining industry (annual salary $58,100). For detailed surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$72,170
Oil and Gas Extraction
$72,170
Support Activities for Mining
$67,940
Support Activities for Mining
$67,940
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$65,290
Metal Ore Mining
$63,010
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$60,630
Coal Mining
$58,100

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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