Occupation Title: Remote Sensing Technicians
Description: Apply remote sensing technologies to assist scientists in areas such as natural resources, urban planning, or homeland security. May prepare flight plans or sensor configurations for flight trips.
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 19-4099.03
Sample Job Titles: Aerial Photo Lab Manager Digital Imaging/CAD Tech, Aerial Sensing Equipment/Camera and Lidar/Geospatial Extraction, Compiler, Digital Cartographic Technician, Geospatial Extractor, Analysis, IP/Mosaic Technician, Meteorologist Liaison, Production Manager, Project Manager, Research Associate
Estimated Total Employment*
Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 33,500
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).
Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).