Land survey technologists and technicians

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2254  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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Land survey technologists and technicians conduct or participate in surveys to determine the exact locations and relative positions of natural features and other structures on the earth’s surface, underground and underwater. They are employed by all levels of government, architectural and engineering firms, and by private sector surveying establishments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Engineering Survey Technician
  • Engineering Survey Technologist
  • Geodetic Survey Technician
  • Geodetic Survey Technologist
  • Geomatics Technician - Land Surveying
  • Geomatics Technologist - Land Surveying
  • Instrument Man/woman - Surveying
  • Land Survey Technician
  • Land Survey Technologist
  • Legal Survey Assistant
  • Legal Survey Technician
  • Legal Survey Technologist
  • Plane Table Operator - Surveying
  • Topographic Survey Technician
  • Topographic Survey Technologist
  • Transit Man/woman - Surveying
  • Transit Operator - Surveying
  • Engineering Survey Technologist
  • Geodetic Survey Technologist
  • Geomatics Technologist - Land Surveying
  • Land Survey Technician
  • Legal Survey Technician
  • Topographic Survey Technician
  • Transit Operator - Surveying

Requried Skills for Land survey technologists and technicians

  • Attention to Detail
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commercial Construction
  • Construction
  • Construction Site Safety
  • Construction Surveying
  • Drawing
  • Forming
  • Installation
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Remuneration
  • Surveying
  • Surveys
  • Time Management
  • Work Independently

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for land survey technologists and technicians.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for land survey technologists and technicians.

Gender Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for land survey technologists and technicians

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 15
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 0
45 to 54 years 0
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 25
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for land survey technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 15
Part Time 0
Total 15
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for land survey technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 15
Female 0
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for land survey technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 20
Self Employed 10
Total 30
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for land survey technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 15
Unemployed 15
Total 25
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for land survey technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 10
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 10
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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