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Cartographers and photogrammetrists listed among 8 fastest-growing careers of 2016

April 13, 2016

In a recent article appearing on, cartographers and photogrammetrists were listed among the 8 fastest-growing careers in the U.S. The article, which is based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest 10-year employment projection, predicts that "the need for people who gather and interpret geographic information to make maps" will grow by 30 percent by 2024.

The need for maps in everything from managing government lands to the ever-growing number of mobile and web-based mapping tools is driving the must-faster-than-average growth, according to the BLS. 

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