Collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems. National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics SurveyState Data Source: North Carolina Wage Information National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment ProjectionsState Data Source: The Employment Security Commission of North Carolina The most important knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) are listed for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists. Occupation specific tasks and the most important generalized work activities are listed for Cartographers and Photogrammetrists. Occupation: Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor’s degree Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None Related Instructional Programs: Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians Engineers Source.