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
$28,710
25th Percentile Wage
$35,770
50th Percentile Wage
$46,740
75th Percentile Wage
$58,970
90th Percentile Wage
$71,380

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 $71,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveying and mapping technicians is $28,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of surveying and mapping technicians in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,7409.78%19.53%
201542,1700.02%-
201442,1606.36%-
201339,4804.74%-
201237,610--

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

The average salaries of surveying and mapping technicians in eight 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 $53,740. The lowest paying industry is the construction of buildings industry (annual salary $37,720). 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
$53,740
Utility System Construction
$47,820
Specialty Trade Contractors
$44,480
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$44,320
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$42,650
Land Subdivision
$42,480
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$39,960
Construction of Buildings
$37,720

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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