ContentsOccupational Report for Surveying and Mapping Technicians (17-3031) , Oregon Statewide
Perform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of an engineer, surveyor, cartographer, or photogrammetrist to obtain data used for construction, mapmaking, boundary location, mining, or other purposes. May calculate mapmaking information and create maps from source data, such as surveying notes, aerial photography, satellite data, or other maps to show topographical features, political boundaries, and other features. May verify accuracy and completeness of maps. Excludes "Surveyors" (17-1022), "Cartographers and Photogrammetrists" (17-1021), and "Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers" (19-2042).
Employment Outlook for Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Surveying and Mapping Technicians There are 5 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 5 are listed below.
Job Openings from the Web for Surveying and Mapping Technicians The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites. There are 4 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 4 are listed below.
State of Oregon License Information for Surveying and Mapping Technicians No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Regional Employment Projections for Surveying and Mapping Technicians
These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Educational Requirements for Surveying and Mapping Technicians The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, moderate-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Schools and Training Providers for Surveying and Mapping Technicians The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Surveying and Mapping Technicians These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Surveying and Mapping Technicians matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.