Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for cartographers and photogrammetrists in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of cartographers and photogrammetrists amongst Washington 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 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,800
25th Percentile Wage
$65,180
50th Percentile Wage
$77,240
75th Percentile Wage
$93,460
90th Percentile Wage
$106,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cartographers and photogrammetrists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of cartographers and photogrammetrists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,240
2.08% 8.23%
2016
$75,630
-1.31% -
2015
$76,620
3.11% -
2014
$74,240
-1.56% -
2013
$75,400
5.99% -
2012
$70,880
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Cartographers and Photogrammetrists in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of cartographers and photogrammetrists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cartographers and photogrammetrists in state of Washington ranges from $57,530 to $83,840. The highest paying area for cartographers and photogrammetrists in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $83,840. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $82,910). The lowest paying area is Olympia with a median annual salary of $57,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$83,840
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$82,910
Tacoma
$80,290
Spokane
$71,940
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$59,050
Olympia
$57,530




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