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For: Surveying Technicians
SOC Code: 17-3031

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Occupational Description
Occupational TitleOccupational Description
Surveying and Mapping TechniciansPerform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of a surveyor, cartographer, or photogrammetrist to obtain data used for construction, mapmaking, boundary location, mining, or other purposes. May calculate mapmaking information and create maps from source data, such as surveying notes, aerial photography, satellite data, or other maps to show topographical features, political boundaries, and other features. May verify accuracy and completeness of topographical maps.


2015 Occupational Wage Estimates
- Wages Aged to June 2016 -

For: Surveying Technicians
AreaEntry WageMedian WageMedian Annual
Statewide$14.91  $20.99  $43,652.00  
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$15.33  $20.65  $42,967.00  
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area$13.18  $20.56  $42,763.00  
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$11.75  $14.09  $29,312.00  
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$15.79  $20.31  $42,242.00  
Akron MSA$15.04  $24.48  $50,934.00  
Canton-Massillon MSA$17.65  $22.79  $47,400.00  
Cincinnati MSA$14.22  $18.38  $38,238.00  
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor MSA$18.36  $22.45  $46,685.00  
Columbus MSA$16.14  $22.43  $46,644.00  
Dayton MSA$17.58  $24.01  $49,943.00  
Huntington MSA$12.12  $16.99  $35,338.00  
Mansfield MSA$15.79  $19.02  $39,546.00  
Toledo MSA$15.23  $20.15  $41,905.00  
Weirton-Steubenville$13.92  $17.64  $36,686.00  
Wheeling MSA$15.47  $21.56  $44,857.00  
Youngstown MSA$10.93  $14.46  $30,078.00  
Southwest Ohio$14.93  $18.61  $38,699.00  
Northeast Ohio$14.54  $21.77  $45,281.00  
Central Ohio$15.63  $22.13  $46,027.00  
West Ohio$17.19  $22.72  $47,276.00  
Southeast Ohio$13.09  $18.19  $37,836.00  
Northwest Ohio$14.86  $21.18  $44,053.00  


Education Level Needed
For: Surveying Technicians
  Moderate-term on-the-job training  


Ohio Employment Projections
For: Surveying Technicians
2014
Annual
Employment
2024
Projected
Employment
Change in
Employment
2014-2024
Percent
Change
2014-2024
Total
Annual
Openings
1,600  1,480  -120  -7.5%  18  


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