Surveying And Mapping Technicians

Training Requirements for Surveying And Mapping Technicians

Surveying and mapping technicians need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Surveying and mapping technicians
Percent
Less than High School 6.4
High School 26.1
Some College 37.6
Associates Degree 21.4
Bachelors Degree 7.6
Masters Degree 0.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment Outlook for Surveying And Mapping Technicians

This represents about 57,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 4,000 less surveying and mapping technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 6,000 more.

Typical Income for Surveying And Mapping Technicians

Hourly Income

On average,surveying and mapping technicians make $21.87 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Surveying and mapping technicians $12.52 $15.80 $20.41 $26.77 $33.79
Architecture and engineering occupations $20.46 $27.66 $37.45 $50.06 $64.15
Drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians $15.88 $20.18 $26.41 $33.66 $41.50
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, surveying and mapping technicians make $45,490 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Surveying and mapping technicians $26,030 $32,860 $42,450 $55,690 $70,280
Architecture and engineering occupations $42,550 $57,540 $77,900 $104,130 $133,440
Drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians $33,040 $41,970 $54,940 $70,000 $86,310
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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