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
$41,720
25th Percentile Wage
$50,610
50th Percentile Wage
$64,980
75th Percentile Wage
$83,110
90th Percentile Wage
$103,280

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 $103,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists is $41,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,980
-0.57% 14.53%
2016
$65,350
4.76% -
2015
$62,240
2.02% -
2014
$60,980
4.77% -
2013
$58,070
4.36% -
2012
$55,540
- -

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 $71,500. The lowest paying industry is the coal mining industry (annual salary $56,350). 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
$71,500
Oil and Gas Extraction
$71,500
Metal Ore Mining
$67,710
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$64,040
Support Activities for Mining
$61,920
Support Activities for Mining
$61,920
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$61,530
Coal Mining
$56,350

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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