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How much does a Cartographer make in the United States?

Average Cartographer Hourly Wage in the United States

Cartographers earn a median hourly wage of $29.75. Hourly wages typically start from $18.98 and go up to $47.22.

Average Cartographer Yearly Salary in the United States

Cartographers earn a median salary of $61,880 per year. Salaries typically start from $39,470 and go up to $98,210.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Cartographer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Cartographer Earnings

The highest earning Cartographers in the United States earn:

$47.22
an hour
$98,210
per year
Senior Cartographer Earnings

Senior Cartographers in the United States earn:

$37.95
an hour
$78,940
per year
Experienced Cartographer Earnings

Experienced Cartographers in the United States earn:

$29.75
an hour
$61,880
per year
Junior Cartographer Earnings

Junior Cartographers in the United States earn:

$23.54
an hour
$48,960
per year
Starting Cartographer Earnings

Starting Cartographers in the United States earn:

$18.98
an hour
$39,470
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Cartographer salary comparison

Cartographers earn less than 68% percent of Science careers. Cartographer salaries are in the top 73% of all careers in the United States.

Particle Physicist Salary $110k
Geologist Salary $91k
Statistician Salary $80k
Chemist Salary $73k
Food Science Technologist Salary $65k
Cartographer Salary $61k
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary $60k
Curator Salary $51k
Forest and Conservation Worker Salary $27k

Historical salary for Cartographers in the United States

Cartographer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Cartographer Salary in Nevada $38.43 $79,930 # 1
Cartographer Salary in Washington $36.83 $76,620 # 2
Cartographer Salary in New York $34.21 $71,160 # 3
Cartographer Salary in Maryland $34.76 $72,290 # 4
Cartographer Salary in Virginia $31.76 $66,050 # 5
Cartographer Salary in Florida $35.57 $73,990 # 6
Cartographer Salary in California $34.47 $71,690 # 7
Cartographer Salary in Illinois $34.23 $71,190 # 8
Cartographer Salary in Alaska $34.72 $72,210 # 9
Cartographer Salary in New Jersey $34.24 $71,220 # 10
Cartographer Salary in Colorado $32.34 $67,260 # 11
Cartographer Salary in Ohio $30.78 $64,020 # 12
Cartographer Salary in Massachusetts $28.42 $59,120 # 13
Cartographer Salary in Minnesota $28.60 $59,480 # 14
Cartographer Salary in Texas $28.19 $58,630 # 15
Cartographer Salary in Arizona $30.29 $63,000 # 16
Cartographer Salary in Missouri $28.35 $58,970 # 17
Cartographer Salary in Wisconsin $28.90 $60,120 # 18
Cartographer Salary in New Mexico $26.48 $55,070 # 19
Cartographer Salary in Utah $29.57 $61,510 # 20
Cartographer Salary in Michigan $28.11 $58,470 # 21
Cartographer Salary in Alabama $28.76 $59,820 # 22
Cartographer Salary in Connecticut $28.70 $59,690 # 23
Cartographer Salary in North Carolina $27.35 $56,890 # 24
Cartographer Salary in South Dakota $26.97 $56,100 # 25
Cartographer Salary in Oregon $27.94 $58,110 # 26
Cartographer Salary in Hawaii $27.67 $57,550 # 27
Cartographer Salary in Nebraska $26.55 $55,220 # 28
Cartographer Salary in North Dakota $24.73 $51,450 # 29
Cartographer Salary in Pennsylvania $24.74 $51,460 # 30
Cartographer Salary in West Virginia $23.00 $47,840 # 31
Cartographer Salary in Georgia $23.10 $48,060 # 32
Cartographer Salary in Arkansas $27.13 $56,440 # 33
Cartographer Salary in Wyoming $26.21 $54,520 # 34
Cartographer Salary in Iowa $26.73 $55,600 # 35
Cartographer Salary in Maine $25.43 $52,890 # 36
Cartographer Salary in Oklahoma $26.76 $55,670 # 37
Cartographer Salary in Vermont $25.11 $52,220 # 38
Cartographer Salary in Tennessee $23.49 $48,860 # 39
Cartographer Salary in Idaho $24.20 $50,330 # 40
Cartographer Salary in South Carolina $23.32 $48,510 # 41
Cartographer Salary in Kentucky $23.96 $49,830 # 42
Cartographer Salary in Kansas $24.00 $49,930 # 43
Cartographer Salary in Montana $22.97 $47,770 # 44
Cartographer Salary in New Hampshire $22.22 $46,210 # 45
Cartographer Salary in Indiana $22.69 $47,200 # 46
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Cartographer

Interested in becoming a Cartographer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good cartographer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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