Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,360
25th Percentile Wage
$32,310
50th Percentile Wage
$38,890
75th Percentile Wage
$50,110
90th Percentile Wage
$60,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,360.

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
$38,890
4.89% 2.57%
2016
$36,990
3.16% -
2015
$35,820
-2.93% -
2014
$36,870
-3.58% -
2013
$38,190
0.79% -
2012
$37,890
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in state of Louisiana ranges from $29,000 to $41,200. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $41,200. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux (mean annual salary $40,990). The lowest paying area is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $29,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$41,200
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$40,990
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$40,980
Lafayette
$39,880
Baton Rouge
$39,490
Alexandria
$39,320
Lake Charles
$36,110
Monroe
$36,110
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$34,410
Shreveport-Bossier City
$29,000




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