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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,730
25th Percentile Wage
$29,700
50th Percentile Wage
$37,120
75th Percentile Wage
$48,770
90th Percentile Wage
$68,190

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 $68,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of surveying and mapping technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,120
0.11% 12.55%
2016
$37,080
4.50% -
2015
$35,410
3.98% -
2014
$34,000
2.94% -
2013
$33,000
1.64% -
2012
$32,460
- -

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 $31,330 to $40,950. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Kentucky is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,950. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Owensboro (mean annual salary $40,700). The lowest paying area is Bowling Green with a median annual salary of $31,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$40,950
Owensboro
$40,700
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$40,500
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$39,780
Louisville-Jefferson County
$37,820
Evansville
$37,340
Lexington-Fayette
$35,040
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$33,170
Bowling Green
$31,330




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