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Surveyors, cartographers, photogrammetrists, and surveying technicians
Description: These workers measure and map the earth's surface to set official land, air, and water boundaries. They may check old legal documents for information and write reports. They work outdoors in all kinds of weather and may travel long distances to work sites. Cartographers use the information surveyors gather to prepare maps and charts.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $28,001 to $50,000 per year

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There are 41 math topics Surveyors, cartographers, photogrammetrists, and surveying technicians need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Percent
Customary Measurement
Metric Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Probability
Basic Statistics
Powers and Roots
Negative Numbers
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Linear Equations
Coordinate Graphing 2D
Algebraic Representation
Geometry
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Congruent Triangles
Triangle Inequalities
Parallel Lines
Quadrilaterals
Similarity
Pythagorean Theorem
Right Triangle Trigonometry
Circles
Constructions
Area
Volume
Transformations
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry
Advanced Statistics
Trigonometric/Circular Functions
Oblique Triangles
Polar Coordinates/Graphs
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Scientific Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Mathematical Modeling