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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 $30.17. Hourly wages typically start from $19.11 and go up to $47.98.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Cartographer Yearly Salary in the United States

Cartographers earn a median salary of $62,750 per year. Salaries typically start from $39,740 and go up to $99,800.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

88%
Full-Time
12%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
122
RATINGS
Cartographers average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Cartographers in the 52th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Cartographer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Cartographer Earnings

The highest earning Cartographers in the United States earn:

$47.98
an hour
$99,800
per year
Senior Cartographer Earnings

Senior Cartographers in the United States earn:

$38.40
an hour
$79,870
per year
Experienced Cartographer Earnings

Experienced Cartographers in the United States earn:

$30.17
an hour
$62,750
per year
Junior Cartographer Earnings

Junior Cartographers in the United States earn:

$23.61
an hour
$49,100
per year
Starting Cartographer Earnings

Starting Cartographers in the United States earn:

$19.11
an hour
$39,740
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 76% of all careers in the United States.

Political Scientist Salary $114k
Nanotechnology Engineer Salary $97k
Biochemist Salary $84k
Geographer Salary $76k
Psychologist Salary $70k
Cartographer Salary $62k
Forensic Science Technician Salary $56k
Food Safety And Quality Technician Salary $44k
Forest and Conservation Worker Salary $27k
Source:

Historical salary for Cartographers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Cartographer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Cartographer Salary in California $38.15 $79,350 # 1
Cartographer Salary in Virginia $33.25 $69,170 # 2
Cartographer Salary in Washington $36.36 $75,630 # 3
Cartographer Salary in Nevada $39.00 $81,110 # 4
Cartographer Salary in New York $35.08 $72,970 # 5
Cartographer Salary in New Jersey $36.35 $75,610 # 6
Cartographer Salary in Maryland $31.82 $66,180 # 7
Cartographer Salary in Ohio $32.17 $66,910 # 8
Cartographer Salary in Colorado $32.78 $68,170 # 9
Cartographer Salary in Connecticut $32.76 $68,140 # 10
Cartographer Salary in Massachusetts $29.70 $61,780 # 11
Cartographer Salary in Illinois $31.38 $65,270 # 12
Cartographer Salary in Missouri $30.27 $62,970 # 13
Cartographer Salary in Minnesota $31.47 $65,460 # 14
Cartographer Salary in New Mexico $31.80 $66,140 # 15
Cartographer Salary in Michigan $29.27 $60,880 # 16
Cartographer Salary in Arizona $30.07 $62,540 # 17
Cartographer Salary in North Dakota $30.60 $63,650 # 18
Cartographer Salary in Wisconsin $29.46 $61,270 # 19
Cartographer Salary in Texas $28.33 $58,920 # 20
Cartographer Salary in Utah $29.59 $61,540 # 21
Cartographer Salary in South Dakota $30.40 $63,230 # 22
Cartographer Salary in Florida $28.43 $59,130 # 23
Cartographer Salary in Alaska $28.64 $59,580 # 24
Cartographer Salary in Nebraska $28.49 $59,260 # 25
Cartographer Salary in Alabama $28.11 $58,460 # 26
Cartographer Salary in Maine $27.46 $57,120 # 27
Cartographer Salary in Oregon $27.58 $57,370 # 28
Cartographer Salary in Georgia $23.39 $48,650 # 29
Cartographer Salary in Hawaii $26.93 $56,020 # 30
Cartographer Salary in Wyoming $27.60 $57,410 # 31
Cartographer Salary in Pennsylvania $25.92 $53,920 # 32
Cartographer Salary in North Carolina $27.51 $57,220 # 33
Cartographer Salary in Oklahoma $27.23 $56,640 # 34
Cartographer Salary in Arkansas $26.31 $54,720 # 35
Cartographer Salary in Mississippi $27.83 $57,890 # 36
Cartographer Salary in Vermont $25.93 $53,920 # 37
Cartographer Salary in Tennessee $23.63 $49,150 # 38
Cartographer Salary in Kentucky $24.93 $51,840 # 39
Cartographer Salary in Indiana $24.66 $51,290 # 40
Cartographer Salary in Idaho $24.53 $51,020 # 41
Cartographer Salary in South Carolina $22.88 $47,600 # 42
Cartographer Salary in Montana $22.83 $47,480 # 43
Cartographer Salary in Kansas $23.54 $48,960 # 44
Cartographer Salary in New Hampshire $20.83 $43,330 # 45
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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