Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary Information in Virginia

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,150
25th Percentile Wage
$32,600
50th Percentile Wage
$40,620
75th Percentile Wage
$53,920
90th Percentile Wage
$66,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,150.

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
$40,620
-4.33% 2.02%
2016
$42,380
4.06% -
2015
$40,660
4.30% -
2014
$38,910
-2.47% -
2013
$39,870
0.18% -
2012
$39,800
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in state of Virginia ranges from $29,050 to $47,130. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Virginia is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol with a median annual salary of $47,130. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Roanoke (mean annual salary $41,650). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$47,130
Roanoke
$41,650
Richmond
$40,830
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$38,960
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$37,820
Charlottesville
$37,470
Lynchburg
$33,900
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$33,080
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$32,530
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,640
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$29,050




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