Site Layout / Survey Engineer

If you like math and measuring, this is the trade for you. Surveyors visit job sites before the work begins to collect data and for use in land development.

  • determine boundaries using precise measurements
  • calculate areas of land and prepare sketches
  • use a variety of equipment and software to prepare data for engineers
  • get started with a registered apprenticeship program

Earning potential for Minnesota:

$58,000 Annual Average

Source: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

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