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Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2018 2023 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
334 353 19 5.74% 4 36 40 $28.95 $60,214 High school diploma or equivalent
Description: 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.
Staffing Pattern Data Forecast Data Source: EMSI (2nd Quarter 2018)