Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,510
25th Percentile Wage
$48,990
50th Percentile Wage
$64,060
75th Percentile Wage
$83,220
90th Percentile Wage
$101,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $101,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists is $38,510.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,0602.26%1.39%
201562,610-1.87%-
201463,7800.47%-
201363,4800.49%-
201263,170--

Compare Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal government, including usps industry with an annual salary $85,270. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $61,320). For detailed surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal government, including USPS
$85,270
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$85,240
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$64,060
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$63,810
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$63,130
State government, including schools and hospitals
$62,590
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$61,330
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$61,320

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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