4.9/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $29.61 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 25% (Start worrying)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Surveyors' job openings is expected to rise 0.9% by 2031
'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 'Surveyors' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Surveyors' was $61,600, or $29.61 hourly
'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 surveyors?

As of 2021 there were 46,390 people employed as 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 Surveyors.

Job description

Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.

SOC Code: 17-1022.00


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joe buddin (Likely) says
Some places like the beach are surveyed by airplanes and technology is advancing pretty fast
Apr 12, 2021 at 06:26 PM
Alejandro (No chance) says
The science of measuring is one of the oldest known professions. Among so many related tasks, the determination and location of a property can hardly be replaced by a robot, for this it is necessary to evaluate a number of data in the field for the purpose that is pursued. A robot could not do it the same
Jul 19, 2020 at 09:43 PM
Luciano (No chance) says
Too many things to know, with in the moment decisions to do.
Jun 23, 2019 at 08:44 AM

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