Cartographic Technician - Federal Salaries of 2021
Pay Rates for "Cartographic Technician"How much does a Cartographic Technician in the federal government get paid? $60,165.61* *Based on the 2021 average.
Cartographic Technician was the 323rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 209 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2021, the Natural Resources Conservation Service hired the most employees titled Cartographic Technician, with an average salary of $55,224.
Government Cartographic Technician jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Cartographic Technician job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.
Agencies that have hired a Cartographic Technician
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Natural Resources Conservation Service||81||$55,224.15|
|Bureau of the Census||23||$43,338.87|
|Bureau of Land Management||15||$60,802.27|
|National Park Service||14||$56,885.07|
|National Agricultural Statistics Service||12||$96,620.25|
|Federal Aviation Administration||5||$85,723.40|
|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||4||$68,517.75|
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||4||$72,402.00|
|Fpac Business Center||4||$80,745.25|
|Bureau of Reclamation||4||$77,204.25|
|National Cemetery Administration||3||$80,138.00|
|Federal Highway Administration||1||$81,639.00|
|Department of Energy||1||$90,945.00|
|Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement||1||$56,024.00|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||1||$91,905.00|
|Agricultural Research Service||1||$78,917.00|
|Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service||1||$48,145.00|
Cartographic Technician Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Cartographic Technician is $60,165.61. The highest paid Cartographic Technician made $114,262 in 2021.
Common Cartographic Technician Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Cartographic Technician Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||198|
|FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan||5|
|ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician||4|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||1|
|IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$20,999.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$63,734.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Technical and Medical Support|
|Occupation Family:||1300 PHYSICAL SCIENCES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Cartographic Technician jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Clerk-Typist||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Claims Assistance and Examining||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Nursing Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Language Clerical||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Cartographic Technician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for a Cartographic Technician was $42,546. Since then, the average pay has increased to $60,166 in 2021.
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