Careers

Careers

Occupations:

  • Surveyors
  • Cartographers
  • Photogrammetrists
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialists
  • Survey Technicians
  • GIS Technicians

Related Occupations:

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Landscape architects
  • Environmental scientists and specialists
  • Social scientists
  • Urban and regional planners

Employment Outlook

“These occupations should experience faster than average employment growth. Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists who have a bachelor's degree and strong technical skills should have favorable job prospects.” according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition.

Earnings vary by specialty, location, education, and level of competency and responsibility.

  • Beginning Average Income: $30,720
  • Average Income: $59,530 (adjusted for Utah)

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