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Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $9.62 $15.55 $25.63
  Annual $20,000 $32,300 $53,300
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Surveying and Mapping Technicians Perform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of a surveyor, cartographer, or photogrammetrist to obtain data used for construction, mapmaking, boundary location, mining, or other purposes. May calculate mapmaking information and create maps from source data, such as surveying notes, aerial photography, satellite data, or other maps to show topographical features, political boundaries, and other features. May verify accuracy and completeness of topographical maps. Exclude “Surveyors”, “Cartographers and Photogrammetrists”, and “Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers”.