The average pay for a Surveying or Mapping Technician is $20.22 per hour. A skill in Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$39,548 - $73,469
(Median)
$40K
$47K
$73K
MEDIAN: $47,494
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$13.47 - $27.44
(Median)
$13
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,548 - $73,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$601  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,006 - $67,708  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.47 - $27.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05  
Overtime
$19.00 - $42.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$601  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,006 - $67,708  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Job Description for Surveying or Mapping Technician

Surveying technicians work outside extensively and can be exposed to all types of weather. Surveying technicians usually assist and report to surveyors. Mapping technicians work primarily in an office on computers. Mapping technicians usually work to assist engineers directly. Most of the time, mapping and surveying technicians work for firms that provide engineering, surveying, and mapping services to their clients. State and local governments also employ these workers in highway, road and planning departments.

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Surveying or Mapping Technician Tasks

  • Create and interpret reports on sites, communicating key facts and recommendations.
  • Calculate geophysical properties like size, sonar mapping, safety, etc.
  • Collect field data on geophysical or environmental features such as sediment samples, neutron backscatter, size, layout, etc.
  • Monitor safety at the site for workers and bystanders.

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Pay by Experience Level for Surveying or Mapping Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Surveying or Mapping Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Surveying or Mapping Technician Salaries

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
up arrow 14%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 6%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 4%

National Average
$47,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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