Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveying and mapping technicians in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveying and mapping technicians amongst Kentucky metropolitan areas 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,280
25th Percentile Wage
$28,310
50th Percentile Wage
$37,080
75th Percentile Wage
$50,250
90th Percentile Wage
$63,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.71
25th Percentile Wage
$13.61
50th Percentile Wage
$17.82
75th Percentile Wage
$24.16
90th Percentile Wage
$30.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.40. The median hourly salary is $17.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.71.

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
201637,0804.50%12.46%
201535,4103.98%-
201434,0002.94%-
201333,0001.64%-
201232,460--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in state of Kentucky ranges from $31,450 to $52,580. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Kentucky is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,580. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Owensboro (mean annual salary $40,700). The lowest paying area is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$52,580
Owensboro
$40,700
Evansville
$39,710
Louisville-Jefferson County
$37,560
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$37,300
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$36,820
Lexington-Fayette
$34,560
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$31,450


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