Cartographers collect, analyze, and interpret both spatial datasuch as latitude, longitude, elevation, and distanceand nonspatial datafor example, population density, land-use patterns, annual precipitation levels, and demographic characteristics.
Cartographers and photogrammetrists usually have a bachelorÂ’s degree in a field such as engineering, forestry, geography, or a physical science.
Overall employment of surveyors, cartographers, photogrammetrists, and surveying technicians is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through the year 2012.
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