U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
Collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems.
Illustrative examples: Mapper,
Broad Occupation: 17-1020 Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists
Minor Group: 17-1000 Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers
Major Group: 17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010