Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Salary in Sector of Information

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.

Average Annual Salary of Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,330
25th Percentile Wage
$42,770
50th Percentile Wage
$55,220
75th Percentile Wage
$71,490
90th Percentile Wage
$99,280

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 $99,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid cartographers and photogrammetrists is $32,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of cartographers and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,220
2.70% 9.42%
2016
$53,730
-4.75% -
2015
$56,280
13.73% -
2014
$48,550
-6.08% -
2013
$51,500
2.87% -
2012
$50,020
- -

Compare Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of cartographers and photogrammetrists in four 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 newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers industry with an annual salary $50,460. 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
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$50,460
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$50,410
Software Publishers
$50,300
Telecommunications
$46,480

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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