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.

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Indiana Average Salary $52,130.00
Average Time to Fill 35 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 79
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Information Gathering
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Technology and Tool Usage
Written Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Creativity
Problem-solving
Integrity

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Getting Information

Conduct geological surveys
Gather physical or topographical survey data
Review maps to determine location or routes
Interpret mapping, drafting, or surveying information from schematics or technical drawings
Review engineering data or reports
Survey land or properties
Research property records

Analyzing Data or Information

Determine geographic coordinates
Analyze physical, survey, or geographic data
Analyze spatial data
Interpret aerial photographs
Calculate geographic positions
Perform architectural, mapping, or drafting related measurements
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

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