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Surveying and Mapping Technicians
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or $22.55 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (47)
Assisting and Caring for Others (23)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (20)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Surveying and Mapping Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 3.6% by 2031
'Surveying and Mapping Technicians' is expected to be an average 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 'Surveying and Mapping Technicians' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Surveying and Mapping Technicians' was $46,910, or $22.55 hourly
'Surveying and Mapping Technicians' are paid 2.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as surveying and mapping technicians?
As of 2021 there were 56,070 people employed as Surveying and Mapping 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 Surveying and Mapping Technicians.
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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