Land Surveying Technology/Geomatics

Land surveyors use technology to map contours and boundaries on or below the Earth’s surface. In this program, you’ll become an expert in field work, as well as CAD (computer aided design) and survey data processing. Your associate degree will help prepare you for state certification as a surveyor-in-training.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Geodetic Surveyors

    Measure large areas of the Earth's surface using satellite observations, global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), light detection and ranging (LIDAR), or related sources.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Surveying Technicians

    Adjust and operate surveying instruments, such as the theodolite and electronic distance-measuring equipment, and compile notes, make sketches and enter data into computers.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Surveyors

    Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.


    Hourly Wage: $


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