Salary for Remote Sensing Technicians

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Remote sensing technicians determine project needs by consulting with scientists and technical professionals. They then obtain raw data, verify its accuracy, and process it for use in geospatial applications. Their work may involve the use of imaging and mapping software, and the enhancement of data for ease of interpretation and optimum presentation. A high school diploma is required for this profession, although most remote sensing technicians have Bachelor's degrees in related fields.

A Remote Sensing Technician will normally receive an average salary on a scale from $30,800 - $86,050 depending on experience and domain knowledge. will most likely earn wages of fifty-six thousand eight hundred and thirty dollars yearly.

have the best average pay in Oklahoma, where they can earn a compensation of approximately $71,330. Employees who work in this job make the greatest compensation in Utilities, where they receive average pay levels of $68,370.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 37.35 percent nationwide in that time.


Remote Sensing Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Wholesale Trade
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Retail Trade
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Finance and Insurance
Educational Services
Transportation and Warehousing