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Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Advancement Prospects

Possibilities for advancement are linked to levels of formal education and experience. As technicians gain experience and technical knowledge, they can advance to positions of greater responsibility and eventually work as chief surveyor. To advance into this position, technicians will most likely need a two- or four-year degree in surveying and many years of experience. Licensing requirements for surveyors vary by state, requiring varying amounts of experience, schooling, and examinations.

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