Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists

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Total Workforce

33.9k

Average Age

42.1

Estimated Job Growth

12.9%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$65,149

Average Male Salary

$71,020

Average Female Salary

$45,952

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Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists are most often employed by the Architectural, engineering & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists was $65,149 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists by wage are Credit analysts, Agricultural & food scientists, and Social & community service managers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, by average wage, is Construction. Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists are paid most in Knox, Stark, Bureau, Marshall & Woodford Counties PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$65,149

AVERAGE SALARY

± $7,728

In 2017, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists earned an average of $65,149, $13,084 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Credit analysts make somewhat more than Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists while Social & community service managers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.365

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.365, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, by number of employees, are Architectural, engineering & related services, Construction, and Administration of environmental quality & housing programs.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, by average wage, are Construction, National security & international affairs, and Administration of environmental quality & housing programs.

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Industries by Share

33.9k

2017 Workforce

± 4,518

-0.535%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 18.9%

The number of people employed as Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists has been declining at a rate of -0.535%, from 34,050 people in 2016 to 33,868 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists employed by various industries. Architectural, engineering & related services employs the largest share of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists at  45%, followed by Construction with 8.54% and Administration of environmental quality & housing programs with 4.67%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists in the US. The average age of male Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists in the workforce is 42.6 and of female Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists is 40.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists is White.

Gender Composition

25.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,954

7.93k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,187

76.6% of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

89.5% of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 3.66% of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists.

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Age by Gender

42.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.97

40.3

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.94

The median age of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists is 42.1, and Male employees are generally 2.3 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists is Engineering but a relatively high number of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists need many skills, but most especially Mathematics. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists need more than the average amount of Science, Mathematics, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists are expected to see a growth of 12.9% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

12.9%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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