Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,630
25th Percentile Wage
$39,670
50th Percentile Wage
$52,790
75th Percentile Wage
$61,980
90th Percentile Wage
$73,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,630.

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
$52,790
-0.47% 4.70%
2016
$53,040
0.77% -
2015
$52,630
1.37% -
2014
$51,910
2.93% -
2013
$50,390
0.16% -
2012
$50,310
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in state of Washington ranges from $40,110 to $58,560. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Washington is Wenatchee-East Wenatchee with a median annual salary of $58,560. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro (mean annual salary $55,990). The lowest paying area is Spokane with a median annual salary of $40,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$58,560
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$55,990
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$55,250
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$54,560
Bellingham
$54,260
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$54,040
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$52,450
Tacoma
$51,140
Bremerton-Silverdale
$46,450
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$44,870
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$44,670
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$43,570
Yakima
$40,290
Spokane
$40,110




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