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Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,200
25th Percentile Wage
$38,900
50th Percentile Wage
$49,320
75th Percentile Wage
$61,750
90th Percentile Wage
$76,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians 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) surveying and mapping technicians is $76,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surveying and mapping technicians is $32,200.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,320
2.51% 7.58%
2016
$48,080
1.73% -
2015
$47,250
2.14% -
2014
$46,240
0.54% -
2013
$45,990
0.89% -
2012
$45,580
- -

Compare Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of surveying and mapping technicians 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 surveying and mapping technician occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $51,740. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $43,470). For detailed surveying and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$51,740
Federal government, including USPS
$51,740
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$49,870
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$49,860
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$49,320
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$49,310
State government, including schools and hospitals
$43,710
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$43,470

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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