The average salary for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst is $50,703 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Database Management & Reporting and Web Development.
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$39,221 - $70,974
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$39K
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$71K
MEDIAN: $50,702
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$16.58 - $30.59
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,221 - $70,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,777  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $3,400  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,246 - $71,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 821
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.58 - $30.59  
   
Overtime
$21.71 - $41.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,777  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $3,400  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,246 - $71,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 252
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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

Geographic information systems (GIS) analysts routinely deal with large sets of data to process and analyze it into user-focused displays, such as graphics, maps, and charts. This work requires extensive knowledge and experience with GIS techniques, technology, and principles, as well as strong proficiency with computers, including ArcGis, Python, HTML, and Microsoft Office software.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst Tasks

  • Includes GIS data entry, data validation and maintenance of current GIS databases.
  • Design, coordinate and prepare representations of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases.

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Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst Salaries

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 24%

Web Development
up arrow 17%


AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Data Management
up arrow 2%

Database
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Database Management
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Python
up arrow 1%

Cartography
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
0%

ArcGIS
0%

National Average
$50,000

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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