Salary for Remote Sensing Technicians

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Also known as:  Meteorological Aide, Polygraph Examiner

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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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SALARY TREND

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.

INDUSTRIES

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

Utilities
$68,370
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$64,410
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$63,310
Information
$60,980
Wholesale Trade
$60,230
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$60,060

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$47,280
Retail Trade
$49,180
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$49,430
Finance and Insurance
$51,530
Educational Services
$51,720
Transportation and Warehousing
$53,320