Average Entry-Level Cartographer Salary

$40,460
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$1,800
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Cartographer is $40,460.
10%
$32k
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$40k
90%
$51k
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$32k - $51k
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$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$30k - $51k

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Job Description for Cartographer

Cartographer Tasks
  • Collect, document, and analyze geospatial data, photographs, historical maps, and text documentation.
  • Define quality standards and annotation to indicate quality of data used in map creation.
  • Build and maintain geographical information databases.
  • Create, maintain, and update visual representations of cartographic data.
  • Create representations of specified terrain or areas by integrating collected data at a specified scale.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cartographer

An early career Cartographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,794 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Cartographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,044 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Cartographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,900 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,265.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 107 survey responses.
Early Career
49.5%
Mid Career
17.8%
Experienced
17.8%
Late Career
15.0%

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