Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,100
25th Percentile Wage
$58,350
50th Percentile Wage
$72,450
75th Percentile Wage
$88,790
90th Percentile Wage
$105,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of utilities. 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 $105,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists is $47,100.

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 utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,450
0.90% 12.81%
2016
$71,800
3.83% -
2015
$69,050
5.40% -
2014
$65,320
0.64% -
2013
$64,900
2.67% -
2012
$63,170
- -

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

The average salaries of surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in four industries in the utilities 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 natural gas distribution industry with an annual salary $75,520. The lowest paying industry is the fossil fuel electric power generation industry (annual salary $66,700). For detailed surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$75,520
Utilities
$72,450
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$70,720
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$66,700

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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