Remote Sensing Technicians

5.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
40%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
8.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$52,460
or $25.22 hourly
VOLUME
62,080
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 40% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Remote Sensing Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 8.3% by 2030
'Remote Sensing Technicians' is expected to be a fast 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 'Remote Sensing Technicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Remote Sensing Technicians' was $52,460, or $25.22 hourly
'Remote Sensing Technicians' are paid 25.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as remote sensing technicians?

As of 2020 there were 62,080 people employed as Remote Sensing Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as Remote Sensing Technicians.

Job description

Apply remote sensing technologies to assist scientists in areas such as natural resources, urban planning, or homeland security. May prepare flight plans or sensor configurations for flight trips.

SOC Code: 19-4099.03

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