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

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

Average Annual Salary of Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,270
25th Percentile Wage
$48,620
50th Percentile Wage
$61,860
75th Percentile Wage
$78,980
90th Percentile Wage
$97,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for 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) cartographers and photogrammetrists is $97,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid cartographers and photogrammetrists is $40,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of cartographers and photogrammetrists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,8601.68%2.39%
201560,820-1.94%-
201462,0000.60%-
201361,6302.03%-
201260,380--

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

The average salaries of 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 cartographers and photogrammetrists occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $87,580. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $55,280). For detailed cartographers and photogrammetrists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$87,580
Federal government, including USPS
$87,580
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$61,860
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$61,690
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$60,400
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$60,390
State government, including schools and hospitals
$55,280
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$55,280

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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