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Remote Sensing Technicians

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Remote sensing technicians are employed in the private sector, federal government, and the military. Some examples of companies that employ remote sensing specialists include Motorola Solutions, General Dynamics, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Watershed Sciences. There are approximately 64,260 life, physical, and social science technicians, including remote sensing technicians, employed in the United States, according to the Department of Labor. Many work in colleges, universities, and professional schools; federal government; and scientific research and development services. Remote sensing technicians work for federal defense agencies, federal and state planning groups, environmental agencies, land management companies, and transportation agencies, as well as for private companies and consulting groups.

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