Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,420
25th Percentile Wage
$44,850
50th Percentile Wage
$61,710
75th Percentile Wage
$79,040
90th Percentile Wage
$96,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of construction. 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 $96,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists is $34,420.

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 construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,710-0.03%6.71%
201561,7303.48%-
201459,5802.57%-
201358,0500.83%-
201257,570--

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

The average salaries of surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in 15 industries in the construction 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 residential building construction industry with an annual salary $76,050. The lowest paying industry is the poured concrete foundation and structure contractors industry (annual salary $42,650). For detailed surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Residential Building Construction
$76,050
Building Equipment Contractors
$68,970
Construction of Buildings
$64,630
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$64,600
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$63,550
Nonresidential Building Construction
$63,270
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$61,810
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$59,660
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$58,930
Utility System Construction
$58,850
Specialty Trade Contractors
$58,150
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$54,780
Land Subdivision
$50,330
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$49,440
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$42,650

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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