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Cert. Associates

How much does a Cartographer make in California?

Average Cartographer Hourly Wage in California

Cartographers earn a median hourly wage of $34.47. Hourly wages typically start from $21.03 and go up to $52.66.

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

Average Cartographer Yearly Salary in California

Cartographers earn a median salary of $71,690 per year. Salaries typically start from $43,750 and go up to $109,530.

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

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Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
57
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.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Cartographer satisfaction

How to Become a Cartographer

Think you might be 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!

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Cartographer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Cartographer Earnings

The highest earning Cartographers in California earn:

$52.66
an hour
$109,530
per year
Senior Cartographer Earnings

Senior Cartographers in California earn:

$42.31
an hour
$88,000
per year
Experienced Cartographer Earnings

Experienced Cartographers in California earn:

$34.47
an hour
$71,690
per year
Junior Cartographer Earnings

Junior Cartographers in California earn:

$28.01
an hour
$58,260
per year
Starting Cartographer Earnings

Starting Cartographers in California earn:

$21.03
an hour
$43,750
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Cartographer salary comparison

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Historical salary for Cartographers in California

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

Should I be a Cartographer?

Think you might be 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-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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