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The outlook is bright for many of these jobs related to Geospatial Technologies. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, pay ranges from $37,900 or $18.22 per hour for lower-skilled technicians to $54,510 or $26.21 per hour for higher-skilled, more educated professionals. Job titles vary, from the old-fashion name of "cartographer" and "mapping technicians," to the more specific ones like "Geographic Information Systems Technicians". See below for the recognized providers of employment outlook and statistics:



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- Summary Report for Geographic Information Systems Technicians (education level = 2 years of college)

- Summary Report for Mapping Technicians (2 years of college)

- Summary Report for Surveying and Mapping Technicians (2 years of college)

- Summary Report for Cartographers and Photogrammetrist (4 years of college)

- Summary Report for Geospatial Information Scientist and Technologist (4- 6 years of college)

 


 

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- Surveying and Mapping Technicians (High school or equivalent)

- Cartographers and Photogrammetrist (4 years of college, Bachelor's degree)

- Geographer (4 years of college, Bachelor's degree)

 

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- Comprehensive Job Summary Information from ESRI, the software leader in GIS - total of all job titles

- California Employment Development Department (EDD) - GIS outlook (Mapping Techs - 17-3031)

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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