Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Surveying and mapping technicians collect data and make maps of the Earth's surface. Surveying technicians visit sites to take measurements of the land. Mapping technicians use geographic data to create maps. They both assist surveyors and cartographers and photogrammetrists.

$43,340

Median US Salary

High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Currently employed

51,890

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

11%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

5,000 to 9,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Surveying and Mapping Technicians

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

California $63,670

Alaska $59,170

Massachusetts $54,920

Connecticut $53,820

Oregon $52,950

Illinois $52,820

Washington $52,790

Arizona $52,630

Minnesota $51,510

Nevada $51,330

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Maxxing your 401k as Surveying and Mapping Technicians

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

43.8%

Per paycheck

$730.11

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,666.92
Pre Tax Retirement $730.11
Before Taxes $936.81
Taxes $281.04
Take Home $655.77

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