Check out some of the exciting career fields you can enter when you obtain a degree in surverying and mapping. Also check out some of the local professional organizations and become a member to expand your career network.

Occupations


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Surveyors

Gathers data and distance points to determine boundaries and topography of land

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Cartographers

Collect and measure geographic information to create and update maps and charts for all sorts of purposes

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Photogrammetrists

Similar to a cartographer, specializes in gathering data from photographic sources to build 2D and or 3D models

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GIS Specialists

(Geographic Information Systems) Develop, implement, and maintain systems and databases of geospatial data. Analyze and design digital maps using geospatial data

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Survey Technicians

Helps with the duties and responsibilities of a surveyor. Typically an entry level job

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GIS Technicians

Helps with the duties and responsibilities of a GIS Specialists. Typically an entry level job

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Professional Organizations


Utah Council of Land Surveyors (UCLS)

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National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS)

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Western Federation of Professional Surveyors (WFPS)

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