Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists
- Analyze data acquired from aircraft, satellites, or ground-based platforms, using statistical analysis software, image analysis software, or Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
- Develop or build databases for remote sensing or related geospatial project information.
- Integrate other geospatial data sources into projects.
- Prepare or deliver reports or presentations of geospatial project information.
- Organize and maintain geospatial data and associated documentation.
- Process aerial or satellite imagery to create products such as land cover maps.
- Design or implement strategies for collection, analysis, or display of geographic data.
- Direct all activity associated with implementation, operation, or enhancement of remote sensing hardware or software.
- Collect supporting data, such as climatic or field survey data, to corroborate remote sensing data analyses.
- Compile and format image data to increase its usefulness.
- Conduct research into the application or enhancement of remote sensing technology.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: - 0.9%
National: + 1.1%
Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)