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Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,870
25th Percentile Wage
$44,260
50th Percentile Wage
$58,710
75th Percentile Wage
$77,600
90th Percentile Wage
$97,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $97,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists is $33,870.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,7102.15%6.90%
201557,4502.19%-
201456,1901.60%-
201355,2901.14%-
201254,660--

Compare Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $76,310. The lowest paying industry is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $49,340). For detailed surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$76,310
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$72,670
Scientific Research and Development Services
$66,570
Testing Laboratories
$62,500
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$61,180
Engineering Services
$60,760
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,710
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$58,540
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,340

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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