Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
78%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
5.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$68,380
or $32.87 hourly
VOLUME
12,600
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 78% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Cartographers and Photogrammetrists' job openings is expected to rise 5.4% by 2030
'Cartographers and Photogrammetrists' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Cartographers and Photogrammetrists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Cartographers and Photogrammetrists' was $68,380, or $32.87 hourly
'Cartographers and Photogrammetrists' are paid 63.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 12,600 people employed as Cartographers and Photogrammetrists.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for one or more purposes, such as legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems. May collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data.

SOC Code: 17-1021.00

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