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Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Pay Salary

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 services64,620
Local government, excluding education and hospitals53,650
Architectural, engineering, and related services52,180

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition