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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment260
Mean wage$26.05
Entry wage$17.66
10th percentile wage$15.52
50th percentile wage$26.02
90th percentile wage$37.11
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services16061.7%
Public Administration4015.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration4032.44
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services16024.67
Surveying and Mapping Technicians (17-3031)
Perform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of a 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 topographical maps. Exclude "Surveyors" (17-1022), "Cartographers and Photogrammetrists" (17-1021), and "Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers" (19-2042).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$26.02 $39.77  -$13.75
2015$25.36+2.6%$38.76 +2.6%-$13.40
2014$24.88+1.9%$38.03 +1.9%-$13.14
2013$24.41+1.9%$37.31 +1.9%-$12.89
2012$23.93+2.0%$36.58 +2.0%-$12.64
2011$23.56+1.6%$36.01 +1.6%-$12.45
2010$23.15+1.8%$35.38 +1.8%-$12.23
2009$22.90+1.1%$35.00 +1.1%-$12.10
2008$22.22+3.1%$33.96 +3.1%-$11.74
2007$21.48+3.5%$32.83 +3.5%-$11.34
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$26.02 $21.45  $4.57
2015$25.36+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$4.51
2014$24.88+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$4.48
2013$24.41+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$4.42
2012$23.93+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$4.28
2011$23.56+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$4.22
2010$23.15+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$4.13
2009$22.90+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$4.14
2008$22.22+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$3.94
2007$21.48+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$3.78
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Connecticut $26.02 260
Highest Employment
Connecticut $26.02 260

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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