Information About Surveying And Mapping Technicians

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Training

Surveying and mapping technicians need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Surveying and mapping technicians
Training for Surveying And Mapping Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 6.1
High School 31.2
Some College 36.8
Associates Degree 18.5
Bachelors Degree 6.5
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment

Represents about 77,000 people in the United States- 5.6% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 15,000 more surveying and mapping technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 29,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, surveying and mapping technicians make $20.22 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Surveying and mapping technicians $11.70 $14.70 $18.90 $24.80 $30.40
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, surveying and mapping technicians make $42,050 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Surveying and mapping technicians $24,420 $30,740 $39,350 $51,690 $63,400
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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