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Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Perform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of an engineer, surveyor, cartographer, or photogrammetrist to obtain data used for construction, mapmaking, boundary location, mining, or other purposes. May calculate mapmaking information and create maps from source data, such as surveying notes, aerial photography, satellite data, or other maps to show topographical features, political boundaries, and other features. May verify accuracy and completeness of maps.

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Wages

This following graph displays the lower, median and upper income potential of the job.

 
  • Lower Income Salary $29k
  • Median Income Salary$49k
  • Upper Income Salary $73k

Employment Projections for this Job

 

Education Pathway

High school courses

  • Below A rigorous high school STEM education - versus the minimum required for graduation - prepares students to come up with creative solutions to tough problems, better preparing them for college and new careers.

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Degree Levels Offered

    • Associate of Science - Land Surveying/Geomatics
    • LAND SURVEYING/GEOMATICS-AAS
    • Bachelor of Applied Science - Land Surveying/Geoma

Education by degree The following are the total graduates from all the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions in 2014-2015 school year.

  • 6

    Associate's Degree

  • 4

    Bachelor's Degree