What Are The Training Requirements for Cartographers And Photogrammetrists?

Cartographers and photogrammetrists need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Cartographers and photogrammetrists
Typical education of 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

What Is the Employment Outlook for Cartographers And Photogrammetrists?

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.

This career includes 12,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Cartographers And Photogrammetrists Make?

On average, cartographers and photogrammetrists make $31.81 per hour or $66,160 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Cartographers And Photogrammetrists?

Hourly income for Cartographers and photogrammetrists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Cartographers And Photogrammetrists?

Annual salary for Cartographers and photogrammetrists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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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