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Area of Study: Design, Manufacturing, Construction, and Applied Technologies
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Design, Manufacturing, Construction, and Applied Technologies
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Land Surveying Technology/Geomatics

Map out a new career that’s focused on the future

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.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Surveyors
29.96 Hourly Wage 485 Currently Employed
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.
485 Surveyors are employed. This number is expected to increase by 6.19 % over the next four years.
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Geodetic Surveyors
29.96 Hourly Wage 485 Currently Employed
Measure large areas of the Earth's surface using satellite observations, global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), light detection and ranging (LIDAR), or related sources.
485 Geodetic Surveyors are employed. This number is expected to increase by 6.19 % over the next four years.
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Surveying Technicians
19.02 Hourly Wage 1067 Currently Employed
Adjust and operate surveying instruments, such as the theodolite and electronic distance-measuring equipment, and compile notes, make sketches and enter data into computers.
1067 Surveying Technicians are employed. This number is expected to increase by 2.16 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Map

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Applied Science

Land Surveying Technology/Geomatics


Certificate Level 1

Land Surveying Technology Geomatics
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