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Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.


  • About 7 out of 10 jobs were in architectural, engineering, and related services.
  • Employment is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations.
  • Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists who have a bachelor's degree and strong technical skills should have favorable job prospects.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $55,590/yr ($27.80/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors