Where will a career in Surveying take you?

A career in surveying is an exciting and rewarding adventure. Find out more about where a career in surveying can take you.

If you enjoy working with data, maps, and technology, a career in surveying is for you! The surveying profession involves measuring and mapping land, water, and other natural resources to support variety of industries, including construction, engineering, mining, and environmental management.

As a surveyor, you can expect a challenging and dynamic career with a lot to offer, and here are some reasons why:


Diverse career opportunities

Surveying is dynamic and diverse, with career opportunities such as:

  • Cadastral
  • Engineering
  • Hydrographic
  • Mining
  • GPS satellite surveying and satellite imagery

Technological advancements have created opportunities for career growth through innovations in data, mapping and modelling. A career in surveying can lead to exciting and rewarding work, with great pay and benefits.

High demand for skilled professionals

The global population is growing, meaning the demand for infrastructure, housing, and natural resources is increasing. Surveyors are critical piece of the infrastructure puzzle and therefore skilled surveyors are needed to match the demand.

According to Jobs and Skills Australia’s Labour Market Insights (LMI), the latest data from November 2021 to November 2026 shows the number of Surveyors and Spatial Scientists is expected to grow strongly, with this profession likely to reach 16,800 by 2026, a future growth of 14.6%.

Exciting and rewarding work

Surveying is not just a desk job. A key part of surveying is requires being outdoors in a variety of settings, from high rise construction, roads, railways to the remote wilderness!

Surveyors use cutting-edge technology such as drones, GPS receivers, and laser scanners to collect data. Each day will bring rewarding, stimulating and exciting challenges including the need to navigate difficult terrain or analysing large amounts of data sets.

Opportunities for advancement

There are various career paths for surveyors. You might find yourself wanting to run the life cycle of a project as a project management, or provide your expertise as a technical specialist, or perhaps enter to business development space, or even delving into the word of geospatial surveying! There are boundless opportunities.

Land Surveys offers the latest technology and equipment to ensure our surveyors have the best tools for the job, regardless of the location. Our commitment to this allows Land Surveys to stay ahead of the technological curve to provide outstanding services to our clients.

We pride ourselves on our supportive company culture as we believe that work should be more than a job. We strive to create a workplace environment that encourages growth and development, allowing our employees to flourish both personally and professionally.

A career in surveying is an exciting and rewarding adventure. Whether you are just starting out in your career or looking for a new challenge, surveying offers many opportunities for growth, innovation, and success.

What are you waiting for? Reimagine your career with Land Surveys today!

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