Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator Salary

A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator earns an average salary of $64,233 per year.

$49,316 - $84,430
$49K
$64K
$84K
MEDIAN: $64,233
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$41,423 - $83,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator

Geographic information systems (GIS) administrators oversee a staff working with GIS software to generate and maintain data and/or maps. These professionals must lead a team in researching, analyzing, and integrating data to determine how to effectively display data using GIS. They perform managerial functions such as overseeing budgets, conducting project planning, providing guidance and discipline to their team as needed, negotiating contracts, and recruiting staff. GIS administrators may be required to travel to consult with clients and users to determine their requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 6 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 13 salaries. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$63,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 15%