Training Requirements for Cartographers And Photogrammetrists

Cartographers and photogrammetrists need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Cartographers and photogrammetrists
Percent
Less than High School 0.4
High School 1.8
Some College 9.4
Associates Degree 6.7
Bachelors Degree 65.8
Masters Degree 12.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 3.2

Employment Outlook for Cartographers And Photogrammetrists

This represents about 12,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 3,000 more cartographers and photogrammetrists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 7,000 more.

Typical Income for Cartographers And Photogrammetrists

Hourly Income

On average,cartographers and photogrammetrists make $31.81 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cartographers and photogrammetrists $19.11 $23.61 $30.17 $38.40 $47.98
Architecture and engineering occupations $20.46 $27.66 $37.45 $50.06 $64.15
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers $19.67 $25.54 $33.66 $44.55 $57.09
Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists $16.67 $21.84 $28.94 $38.02 $47.44
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, cartographers and photogrammetrists make $66,160 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cartographers and photogrammetrists $39,740 $49,100 $62,750 $79,870 $99,800
Architecture and engineering occupations $42,550 $57,540 $77,900 $104,130 $133,440
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers $40,910 $53,110 $70,010 $92,670 $118,750
Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists $34,670 $45,420 $60,200 $79,080 $98,680
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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