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Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,240
25th Percentile Wage
$31,870
50th Percentile Wage
$40,030
75th Percentile Wage
$52,700
90th Percentile Wage
$65,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians 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) surveying and mapping technicians is $65,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveying and mapping technicians is $25,240.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,030
2.15% 8.87%
2016
$39,170
1.12% -
2015
$38,730
3.51% -
2014
$37,370
0.24% -
2013
$37,280
2.15% -
2012
$36,480
- -

Compare Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of surveying and mapping technicians in eleven 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 surveying and mapping technician occupations is the legal services industry with an annual salary $52,570. The lowest paying industry is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $35,940). For detailed surveying and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Legal Services
$52,570
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$50,950
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$45,100
Scientific Research and Development Services
$42,630
Engineering Services
$42,610
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$42,590
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$40,030
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$39,820
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$38,430
Testing Laboratories
$36,310
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,940

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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