Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of surveying and mapping technicians in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare surveying and mapping technician salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,880
25th Percentile Wage
$37,090
50th Percentile Wage
$51,520
75th Percentile Wage
$62,340
90th Percentile Wage
$75,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians 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) surveying and mapping technicians is $75,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveying and mapping technicians is $27,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of surveying and mapping technicians in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,520
2.15% -0.83%
2016
$50,410
-0.56% -
2015
$50,690
-4.89% -
2014
$53,170
-2.61% -
2013
$54,560
4.78% -
2012
$51,950
- -

Compare Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of surveying and mapping technicians in seven 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 surveying and mapping technician occupations is the metal ore mining industry with an annual salary $56,310. The lowest paying industry is the coal mining industry (annual salary $43,720). For detailed surveying and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Metal Ore Mining
$56,310
Oil and Gas Extraction
$51,980
Oil and Gas Extraction
$51,980
Support Activities for Mining
$51,540
Support Activities for Mining
$51,540
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$49,140
Coal Mining
$43,720

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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