Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,420
25th Percentile Wage
$34,730
50th Percentile Wage
$44,700
75th Percentile Wage
$57,470
90th Percentile Wage
$73,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.22
25th Percentile Wage
$16.69
50th Percentile Wage
$21.49
75th Percentile Wage
$27.63
90th Percentile Wage
$35.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.20. The median hourly salary is $21.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.22.

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
201644,7000.92%17.36%
201544,2906.73%-
201441,3104.96%-
201339,2605.91%-
201236,940--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $29,450 to $52,340. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Pennsylvania is Harrisburg-Carlisle with a median annual salary of $52,340. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (mean annual salary $51,370). The lowest paying area is Youngstown-Warren-Boardman with a median annual salary of $29,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$52,340
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$51,370
Newark-Union
$49,030
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$44,890
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$43,980
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$41,830
Pittsburgh
$41,470
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$41,220
Philadelphia
$39,820
Lancaster
$38,530
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,040
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$29,450


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