Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,210
25th Percentile Wage
$35,530
50th Percentile Wage
$45,680
75th Percentile Wage
$60,290
90th Percentile Wage
$77,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians 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) surveying and mapping technicians is $77,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveying and mapping technicians is $30,210.

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 construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,680
-2.32% 17.67%
2016
$46,740
9.78% -
2015
$42,170
0.02% -
2014
$42,160
6.36% -
2013
$39,480
4.74% -
2012
$37,610
- -

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

The average salaries of surveying and mapping technicians in 14 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 surveying and mapping technician occupations is the nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $61,290. The lowest paying industry is the other building equipment contractors industry (annual salary $28,580). For detailed surveying and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonresidential Building Construction
$61,290
Construction of Buildings
$59,480
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$53,480
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$46,540
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$46,160
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$45,820
Utility System Construction
$44,910
Specialty Trade Contractors
$44,170
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$43,960
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$39,400
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$38,000
Land Subdivision
$37,180
Building Equipment Contractors
$32,190
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$28,580

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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