Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,070
25th Percentile Wage
$30,380
50th Percentile Wage
$38,180
75th Percentile Wage
$46,990
90th Percentile Wage
$56,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.57
25th Percentile Wage
$14.61
50th Percentile Wage
$18.36
75th Percentile Wage
$22.59
90th Percentile Wage
$27.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveying and mapping technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.11. The median hourly salary is $18.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.57.

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
201638,180-0.47%8.17%
201538,3605.01%-
201436,4400.66%-
201336,2003.15%-
201235,060--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in state of North Carolina ranges from $32,070 to $42,580. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $42,580. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $39,450). The lowest paying area is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $32,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$42,580
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$39,450
Greensboro-High Point
$37,930
Durham-Chapel Hill
$37,850
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$36,970
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$36,820
Wilmington
$35,860
Asheville
$35,840
Jacksonville
$34,680
Greenville
$34,640
Winston-Salem
$33,540
Fayetteville
$32,710
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,070


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