Looking for a great career? Consider Civil, Survey and Mapping. In two years or less, you could be on your way to a high-demand career. We offer both an associate's degree and technical diploma in Civil, Survey and Mapping.
Career opportunities for surveyors are rising, especially as land values increase and the need to use natural resources efficiently becomes more critical. The civil, survey and mapping program prepares students to work at the forefront of acquiring, analyzing, and managing land information. The program provides invaluable hands-on training for students with one-on-one instruction from faculty who have worked in the field and bring years of experience to the classroom.
Recent advancements in mapping technologies have led to new uses for maps and a need for more of the data used to build maps. As a result, surveying and mapping technicians are expected to have more work.
Here are a few facts about the industry –
Technicians work in the petroleum industry, construction industry, and transportation. They also work for local governments and land survey companies, among others.
The median salary for technicians is $42,010.
The median hourly wage for technicians is $20.20.