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Surveying and Mapping Technician

What is Surveying and Mapping?

Surveying and mapping professionals collect data and make maps of the Earth’s surface. Surveying technicians visit sites to take measurements of the land. Mapping technicians use geographic data to create maps. Both assist surveyors, cartographers and photogrammetrists.

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Surveying and Mapping Technician

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

1,549

Starting Salary

$27,355

Average

Median Salary

$42,707

Average

Experienced Salary

$69,647

Average

Jobs Added

-18

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

7%

Next 3 Years | National: 5%

Surveying and Mapping Technician Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree
  • Entry Level Degree: high school diploma or equivalent
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    High School Endorsement Entry Level Degree

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    Certificate

  • Associates

    Associate Degree

  • Bachelors

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Graduate-Certificate

    Graduate Certificate

  • Masters

    Master's Degree

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