The median annual wage of cartographers and photogrammetrists was $54,510 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $33,260 and the top 10 percent earned more than $92,730.
Median annual wages in industries employing the largest numbers of cartographers and photogrammetrists in 2010 were as follows:
|Federal government, excluding postal service||$82,570|
|Management, scientific, and technical consulting services||64,620|
|Local government, excluding education and hospitals||53,650|
|Architectural, engineering, and related services||52,180|
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition