Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists

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Total Workforce

38.6k

Average Age

42

Average Salary

$59,089

Average Male Salary

$62,626

Average Female Salary

$44,027

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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 $59,089 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists by wage are Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Entertainment and recreation managers, and Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks.

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 Support activities for mining. Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists are paid most in Knox, Stark, Bureau, Marshall & Woodford Counties PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$59,089

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,944

In 2018, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists earned an average of $59,089, $5,201 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers make somewhat more than Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists while Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks 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

0.315

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.315, 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, Administration of environmental quality & housing programs, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

38.6k

2018 Workforce

± 4,825

14.1%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 16%

The number of people employed as Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists has been growing at a rate of 14.1%, from 33,868 people in 2017 to 38,628 people in 2018.

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  47.1%, followed by Administration of environmental quality & housing programs with 9.1% and Construction with 6.77%.

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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 42.3 and of female Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists is 40.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists is White.

Gender Composition

31.3k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,342

7.35k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,104

81% 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

89.4% of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 4.7% 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

42.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.04

40.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 4.09

The median age of Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists is 42, and Male employees are generally 1.7 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 Social Sciences 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 Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists need more than the average amount of Reading Comprehension, Mathematics, and Programming.

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