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 amongst Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,950
25th Percentile Wage
$31,560
50th Percentile Wage
$40,470
75th Percentile Wage
$53,610
90th Percentile Wage
$65,380

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 $65,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.48
25th Percentile Wage
$15.17
50th Percentile Wage
$19.46
75th Percentile Wage
$25.77
90th Percentile Wage
$31.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.43. The median hourly salary is $19.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.48.

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
201640,4701.90%14.06%
201539,7008.14%-
201436,4701.26%-
201336,0103.42%-
201234,780--

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 $29,930 to $45,770. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Texas is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,770. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $44,160). The lowest paying area is Abilene with a median annual salary of $29,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,770
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$44,160
Corpus Christi
$44,040
Fort Worth-Arlington
$43,540
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$42,590
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$42,270
Victoria
$40,740
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$40,020
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$39,980
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$38,090
College Station-Bryan
$36,440
Longview
$36,120
Midland
$35,450
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$35,150
Amarillo
$34,380
Tyler
$34,090
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,650
Lubbock
$33,500
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,660
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,440
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$32,380
Laredo
$31,690
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$31,370
El Paso
$30,800
Abilene
$29,930



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