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Cartographers and Photogrammetrists in Tennessee

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Cartographers and Photogrammetrists in Tennessee

Is Tennessee a good place for you to work as a Cartographer or Photogrammetrist?

26.7% Jobs Projection
$56,200 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists in Tennessee are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists in Tennessee is growing faster than average.

  • Cartographers and Photogrammetrists in Tennessee earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Work in Tennessee?

There were approximately 170 workers employed as Cartographers and Photogrammetrists in this state in 2018.

There were 170 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

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The typical state has 140 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists working in it, which means Tennessee has more Cartographers and Photogrammetrists than average.

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Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists in this state are growing at a rate of 26.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.0%.

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Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 190 total jobs in 2026 for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,200 annual jobs and 15,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Make in Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists ranged from $37,680 to $83,900 with $56,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.11 to $40.33. The median hourly rate was $27.02.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $24.62 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.40.

The median salary in Tennessee is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Tennessee Metros for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Cartographers and Photogrammetrists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 60 $55,870
Chattanooga, TN-GA 30 $54,850

Top States for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Employment

View the list below to see where most Cartographers and Photogrammetrists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 1,280 $60,810
California 1,010 $83,480
Colorado 880 $70,310
Florida 680 $59,150
North Carolina 650 $54,270
Virginia 480 $77,720
Maryland 450 $74,600
Oregon 430 $63,040
South Carolina 370 $49,210
Washington 350 $78,740
Missouri 240 $58,610
Arizona 220 $63,120
Wisconsin 210 $61,980
Minnesota 200 $70,620
New Jersey 200 $88,660
Alaska 170 $66,380
Nevada 170 $77,280
New York 170 $78,470
Tennessee 170 $56,200
Utah 160 $58,000

Below are the states where Cartographers and Photogrammetrists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $88,660
California $83,480
Washington $78,740
New York $78,470
Virginia $77,720
Nevada $77,280
Maryland $74,600
New Mexico $73,610
Illinois $72,290
Louisiana $71,250

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