Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

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.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Quick Facts: Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
2014 Median Pay
$61,880 per year / $29.75 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education
Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation
None
On-the-job Training
None
Number of Jobs, 2014
12,300
Job Outlook, 2014-24
29.3%
Employment Change, 2014-24
3,600

Median annual wages, May 2014

Percent change in employment, projected 2014-24

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