Surveying and Mapping Technicians

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Moderate-term on-the-job training is needed (postemployment) to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.

The typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent.

Occupation Code: 17-3031.00
Perform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of an engineer, 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 maps.

Salary and Employment Data for Surveying and Mapping Technicians

State of Maine
Average Annual Pay: $38,320
Total Employment: 150
Projected Employment 2020: 163