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Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

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Collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems.


  • 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 $55,970/yr ($27.99/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education Bachelors