Occupation description: Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.
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Employment and Job Openings
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Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.
Labor Force Indicators
|2015 Worker Characteristics
|Total workers||Nonresident workers
||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus
|2015 Potential Supply
|Qualified but working in another occupation||76
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||61
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||104
|2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
|Number of registrants
|Number of job position postings
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings
Alaska Licensing Information
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Bachelor’s degree
||Work experience: Less than 5 years
||On-the-job training: None