Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Surveying and mapping technicians assist surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists. Together, they collect data and make maps of the earth’s surface. Surveying technicians visit sites to take measurements of the land. Mapping technicians use geographic data to create maps.

Entry-Level Education: High school diploma or equivalent

2012 Median Pay: $39,670

More Information: Bureau of Labor Statistics