Career Attributes

  • $60,073
  • 12,600
  • 3.2
  • 19.0%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Geography
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How much does a Cartographer make in the United States?

Average Cartographer Yearly Salary in the United States

Cartographers earn an average yearly salary of $60,073. Salaries typically start from $35,754 and go up to $89,081.

Average Cartographer Hourly Wage in the United States

Cartographers earn an average hourly wage of $28.88. Hourly wages typically start from $17.19 and go up to $42.83.

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

83%
Full-Time
18%
Part-Time

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Cartographer demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
207
RATINGS
Cartographers average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Cartographers in the 54th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Cartographer satisfaction

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Cartographer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Cartographer Earnings

The highest earning Cartographers in the United States earn:

$42.83
an hour
$89,081.1
per year
Senior Cartographer Earnings

Senior Cartographers in the United States earn:

$34.20
an hour
$71,141.9
per year
Experienced Cartographer Earnings

Experienced Cartographers in the United States earn:

$27.60
an hour
$57,414.8
per year
Junior Cartographer Earnings

Junior Cartographers in the United States earn:

$20.88
an hour
$43,437.8
per year
Starting Cartographer Earnings

Starting Cartographers in the United States earn:

$17.19
an hour
$35,753.8
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Cartographer Salary Comparison

Cartographers earn more than 39% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Environmental Consultant Salary $66k
Scientist Salary $66k
Geodesist Salary $65k
Soil and Water Conservationist Salary $64k
Geographer Salary $62k
Cartographer Salary $60k
Animal Scientist Salary $58k
Chemist Salary $58k
Biomass Plant Technician Salary $57k
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary $56k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Cartographer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Cartographer Salary in California $38.82 $80,750 # 1
Cartographer Salary in Virginia $36.99 $76,930 # 2
Cartographer Salary in Washington $36.97 $76,890 # 3
Cartographer Salary in Nevada $36.80 $76,540 # 4
Cartographer Salary in New York $36.63 $76,200 # 5
Cartographer Salary in New Jersey $36.32 $75,540 # 6
Cartographer Salary in Maryland $34.54 $71,850 # 7
Cartographer Salary in Ohio $33.45 $69,580 # 8
Cartographer Salary in Colorado $33.28 $69,230 # 9
Cartographer Salary in Connecticut $33.17 $68,990 # 10
Cartographer Salary in Massachusetts $32.87 $68,370 # 11
Cartographer Salary in Illinois $32.17 $66,920 # 12
Cartographer Salary in Missouri $31.88 $66,310 # 13
Cartographer Salary in Minnesota $31.79 $66,130 # 14
Cartographer Salary in New Mexico $31.48 $65,470 # 15
Cartographer Salary in Michigan $31.03 $64,540 # 16
Cartographer Salary in Arizona $30.86 $64,180 # 17
Cartographer Salary in North Dakota $30.63 $63,720 # 18
Cartographer Salary in Wisconsin $30.54 $63,520 # 19
Cartographer Salary in Texas $30.52 $63,480 # 20
Cartographer Salary in Utah $30.21 $62,830 # 21
Cartographer Salary in South Dakota $29.92 $62,240 # 22
Cartographer Salary in Florida $29.88 $62,160 # 23
Cartographer Salary in Alaska $29.78 $61,950 # 24
Cartographer Salary in Nebraska $29.62 $61,600 # 25
Cartographer Salary in United States $29.45 $61,258.1 # 26
Cartographer Salary in Alabama $28.83 $59,960 # 27
Cartographer Salary in Maine $28.58 $59,450 # 28
Cartographer Salary in Oregon $28.57 $59,430 # 29
Cartographer Salary in Georgia $28.25 $58,750 # 30
Cartographer Salary in Hawaii $28.12 $58,480 # 31
Cartographer Salary in Wyoming $28.08 $58,410 # 32
Cartographer Salary in Pennsylvania $27.97 $58,170 # 33
Cartographer Salary in North Carolina $27.96 $58,150 # 34
Cartographer Salary in Oklahoma $27.66 $57,530 # 35
Cartographer Salary in Arkansas $27.35 $56,890 # 36
Cartographer Salary in Mississippi $27.18 $56,540 # 37
Cartographer Salary in Vermont $26.37 $54,850 # 38
Cartographer Salary in Tennessee $26.13 $54,340 # 39
Cartographer Salary in Kentucky $25.95 $53,970 # 40
Cartographer Salary in Indiana $25.06 $52,130 # 41
Cartographer Salary in Idaho $24.95 $51,890 # 42
Cartographer Salary in South Carolina $24.22 $50,370 # 43
Cartographer Salary in Montana $23.90 $49,720 # 44
Cartographer Salary in Kansas $23.69 $49,270 # 45
Cartographer Salary in New Hampshire $22.46 $46,710 # 46

Career Attributes

  • $60,073
  • 12,600
  • 3.2
  • 19.0%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Geography
More Attributes