Geodetic Surveyors

4.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
38%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
0.9%
by 2031
WAGES
$61,600
or $29.61 hourly
VOLUME
46,390
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 38% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Geodetic Surveyors' job openings is expected to rise 0.9% by 2031
'Geodetic Surveyors' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Geodetic Surveyors' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Geodetic Surveyors' was $61,600, or $29.61 hourly
'Geodetic Surveyors' are paid 34.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as geodetic surveyors?

As of 2021 there were 46,390 people employed as Geodetic Surveyors within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Geodetic Surveyors.

Job description

Measure large areas of the Earth's surface using satellite observations, global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), light detection and ranging (LIDAR), or related sources.

SOC Code: 17-1022.01

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