Surveyors measure and collect data such as elevation and dimensions of a construction site that are critical to the development of the project.

Interests & Skills

Computers & Technology


Math & Numbers

What You'll Need

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Industry Training Program

More About This Career

Surveyors are among the first people at the site of a new project and the information they gather helps with plotting out blueprints, utility maps and computer models.

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*Wage information from 2022 NCCER Construction Craft Salary Survey.

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