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Surveying and Mapping Technicians


Help surveyors keep boundary lines clear in construction projects.

Surveying and Mapping Technicians work under the direction of engineers or cartographers. They perform surveying and mapping duties. They may work with data from surveying notes, photography, satellites, or other maps. They may also verify the accuracy of maps.

Wages $28.80 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Very Good
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
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Career Pathways Engineering and Technology
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