Surveying and Mapping Technicians

2.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
76%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.7%
by 2030
WAGES
$46,200
or $22.21 hourly
VOLUME
53,370
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 76% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Surveying and Mapping Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 3.7% by 2030
'Surveying and Mapping Technicians' 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 'Surveying and Mapping Technicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Surveying and Mapping Technicians' was $46,200, or $22.21 hourly
'Surveying and Mapping Technicians' are paid 10.1% 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 53,370 people employed as Surveying and Mapping Technicians.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 17-3031.00

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