Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveying and mapping technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveying and mapping technicians among Illinois cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Surveying and Mapping Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,380
25th Percentile Wage
$40,620
50th Percentile Wage
$50,250
75th Percentile Wage
$64,400
90th Percentile Wage
$81,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,380.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.57
25th Percentile Wage
$19.53
50th Percentile Wage
$24.16
75th Percentile Wage
$30.96
90th Percentile Wage
$39.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.27. The median hourly salary is $24.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.57.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of surveying and mapping technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,2500.20%17.73%
201550,1509.53%-
201445,370-0.57%-
201345,6309.40%-
201241,340--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveying and Mapping Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $37,030 to $50,000. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $50,000. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $49,850). The lowest paying area is Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$50,000
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$49,850
Peoria
$49,440
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$46,890
Springfield
$46,340
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$45,930
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$37,030


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