SOC Code 17-1021 - Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

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Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for one or more purposes, such as 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. May collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data.


SOC Code 17-1021 - Cartographers and Photogrammetrists is a a final level code of the “Architecture and Engineering Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 11,300 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $33.55 and average Annual Wage of $69,790.

Occupation Examples

  • Cadastral Mapper
  • Digital Cartographer
  • Engineer, Photogrammetric
  • Map Maker
  • Mapper
  • Orthophotography Technician
  • Photo Cartographer
  • Photogrammetrist
  • Topographer

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