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 among Louisiana 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,600
25th Percentile Wage
$29,690
50th Percentile Wage
$36,990
75th Percentile Wage
$47,700
90th Percentile Wage
$59,000

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 $59,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.90
25th Percentile Wage
$14.28
50th Percentile Wage
$17.78
75th Percentile Wage
$22.93
90th Percentile Wage
$28.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.36. The median hourly salary is $17.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.90.

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
201636,9903.16%-2.43%
201535,820-2.93%-
201436,870-3.58%-
201338,1900.79%-
201237,890--

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 $29,860 to $42,070. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Louisiana is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux with a median annual salary of $42,070. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $40,980). The lowest paying area is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $29,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$42,070
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$40,980
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$40,650
Lafayette
$38,040
Monroe
$36,110
Lake Charles
$35,420
Baton Rouge
$35,220
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$34,410
Shreveport-Bossier City
$29,860


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