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Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Help surveyors keep boundary lines clear in construction projects.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$30.12 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  3.7%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate computer systems.
  • Gather physical survey data.
  • Gather physical survey data.
  • Document technical design details.
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