Remote Sensing Technicians

General Information

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.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$52,460

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$63,260
$37,370
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 62%
  • High school 9%
  • Associate's degree 9%
  • Post baccalaureate 8%
  • Some college 6%
  • Post-secondary certificate 4%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Geography
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Customer and Personal Service

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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