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.
Sample of reported job titles:
Digital Cartographic Technician, Geospatial Extractor, Meteorologist Liaison, Research Associate
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How much education does a new hire need to perform a job in this occupation? Respondents said:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data
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