The salary statistics of cartographers and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare cartographers and photogrammetrists salaries in different industries within the information sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cartographers and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) cartographers and photogrammetrists is $93,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid cartographers and photogrammetrists is $31,470.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of cartographers and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of cartographers and photogrammetrists in three industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for cartographers and photogrammetrists occupations is the publishing industries (except internet) industry with an annual salary $51,710. The lowest paying industry is the telecommunications industry (annual salary $46,480). For detailed cartographers and photogrammetrists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Publishing Industries (except Internet)|| |
|Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .