Presentation on theme: "Adam C. CARTOGRAPHERS make maps. Cartography involves many processes that require the skills of a wide range of specialists and technicians. Some."— Presentation transcript:
CARTOGRAPHERS make maps. Cartography involves many processes that require the skills of a wide range of specialists and technicians. Some workers in cartographic occupations perform routine work while others have technical jobs requiring years of training and experience. In large organizations. Some workers may specialize in one function such as compiling or editing. In smaller organizations, job duties may be combined according to the type of maps produced.
There are no specific entry requirements to become a map maker. However most employers prefer you to have a Bachelor of Science majoring in computing geography or Geographic Information Systems
Cartographers earn between $37,480 and $65,240 per year
Olathe Kansas a good city for cartographers to find employment along with Minneapolis Minnesota where the company also has offices. GeoEYE a satellite imagery company is another large employer of cartographers. The top cities for cartographers wishing to work for GeoEYE include Denver Colorado Saint Louis Missouri and Sterling Virginia.
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