People entering the profession don't ask if they can get a job, they choose where they want to work. Recent graduates are experiencing a 100% hire rate. The number of available jobs that don't require a degree are also plentiful.
If you like working on various projects at different outdoor locations and collaborating with a number of professions - all while using advanced technology - land surveying could be in your future!
Voted as one of the "Top 25 Most Promising Jobs for Millennials" by Forbes Magazine.
What is the average salary of a land surveyor?
While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $93,292 and as low as $31,097, the majority of Professional Land Surveyor salaries currently range between $58,425 (25th percentile) to $77,272 (75th percentile) in Oregon.” (June 15, 2019). According to Oregon Tech, the average median starting salary for their recent Geomatics graduates is $60,000.
Becoming a Land Surveyor
What are the steps to becoming a professional land surveyor in Oregon?
2. Become a Land Survey Intern (LSI)
3. Four Years of LSI Work
4. Become a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor
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