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Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists

Study a variety of topics using remote sensing techniques.

Quick Facts


Median wages for the broader occupation, Physical Scientists, All Other, are $75.45 / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Compile geographic or related data.
  • Attend conferences or workshops to maintain professional knowledge.
  • Review professional literature to maintain professional knowledge.
  • Analyze geological or geographical data.
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Job Title Examples:

Geophysics Scientist
LIDAR Analyst (Light Detection and Ranging Analyst)
Signal Intelligence Analyst

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