Career Outlook for Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Also known as:  Cartographic Aide, Cartographic Technician, Field Map Technician, Geophysical Prospecting Surveying Technician, GIS Mapping Technician, Mapping Technician, Mineral Surveying Technician, Surveying Technician, Topography Technician
The overall job outlook for Surveying or Mapping Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 11.00 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.83 percent per year. Demand for Surveying and Mapping Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 38,830 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 9.01 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Surveying and Mapping Technicians in the following states
Texas 6,370
Florida 5,980
California 2,970
North Carolina 2,660
Georgia 2,040
Virginia 1,980
New York 1,640
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Vermont 110
Delaware 120
South Dakota 120
Rhode Island 120
Puerto Rico 170
Wyoming 180
Hawaii 190