Information About Cartographers And Photogrammetrists

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Training

Cartographers and photogrammetrists need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Cartographers and photogrammetrists
Training for Cartographers And Photogrammetrists
Percent
Less than High School 0.5
High School 2.5
Some College 13.0
Associates Degree 9.1
Bachelors Degree 62.0
Masters Degree 11.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 2.0

Employment

Represents about 12,000 people in the United States- 2.5% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 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 6,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, cartographers and photogrammetrists make $28.90 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cartographers and photogrammetrists $16.70 $20.90 $26.90 $35.10 $44.30
Architecture and engineering occupations $19.00 $25.50 $34.60 $45.70 $57.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, cartographers and photogrammetrists make $60,110 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cartographers and photogrammetrists $34,810 $43,560 $55,970 $73,180 $92,310
Architecture and engineering occupations $39,640 $53,220 $72,070 $95,230 $120,380
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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