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Average Surveying or Mapping Technician Hourly Pay

$19.73
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,013
Bonus
$750
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The average hourly pay for a Surveying or Mapping Technician is $19.73.
10%
$15.06
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$19.73
90%
$31.69
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $32
Bonus
$24 - $5,077
Profit Sharing
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$31,721 - $72,573
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What Do Surveying or Mapping Technicians Do?

Surveying or Mapping Technician Tasks
  • 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.
  • Create and interpret reports on sites, communicating key facts and recommendations.
  • Calculate geophysical properties like size, sonar mapping, safety, etc.

Job Satisfaction for Surveying or Mapping Technician

4.3 out of 5
(26)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Surveying or Mapping Technicians?

Skills in Land Surveying, Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD), Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Surveying or Mapping Technicians?

An entry-level Surveying or Mapping Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.26 based on 6 salaries. An early career Surveying or Mapping Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.02 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Surveying or Mapping Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.60 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Surveying or Mapping Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.57 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Surveying or Mapping Technician in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 31.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 155 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
43.2%
Mid Career
12.3%
Experienced
21.9%
Late Career
18.7%