Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveying and mapping technicians in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveying and mapping technicians among Texas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,450
25th Percentile Wage
$32,800
50th Percentile Wage
$41,800
75th Percentile Wage
$54,450
90th Percentile Wage
$66,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,450.

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
$41,800
3.18% 16.79%
2016
$40,470
1.90% -
2015
$39,700
8.14% -
2014
$36,470
1.26% -
2013
$36,010
3.42% -
2012
$34,780
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveying and Mapping Technicians in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in state of Texas ranges from $23,830 to $54,300. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Texas is Odessa with a median annual salary of $54,300. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Wichita Falls (mean annual salary $48,790). The lowest paying area is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $23,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$54,300
Wichita Falls
$48,790
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,410
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$45,870
Corpus Christi
$45,290
Waco
$43,160
Fort Worth-Arlington
$42,530
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$42,420
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$42,380
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,000
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$41,640
Victoria
$40,740
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,790
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,370
College Station-Bryan
$38,930
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$38,730
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$38,190
Laredo
$38,190
Longview
$38,130
Amarillo
$37,920
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,240
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$35,790
Midland
$35,450
Tyler
$34,840
Lubbock
$32,670
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$31,530
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,550
Abilene
$29,930
El Paso
$28,450
Brownsville-Harlingen
$23,830




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