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The average cartographic technician salary in United States is $54,682 or an equivalent hourly rate of $26. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,170. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level cartographic technician (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $37,995. On the other end, a senior level cartographic technician (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $66,644.

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Job Description
Perform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of an engineer, surveyor, cartographer, or photogrammetrist to obtain data used for construction, mapmaking, boundary location, mining, or other purposes. May calculate mapmaking information and create maps from source data, such as surveying notes, aerial photography, satellite data, or other maps to show topographical features, political boundaries, and other features. May verify accuracy and completeness of maps. Excludes “Surveyors" (17-1022), "Cartographers and Photogrammetrists" (17-1021), and "Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers" (19-2042).

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