Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Developer Salary

A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Developer earns an average salary of $63,335 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft SQL Server and SQL. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$44,178 - $84,824

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$41,970 - $85,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Developer

The job of a geographic information systems developer is to design and execute applications used to support GIS data; "GIS" refers simply to applications and software which collect data from specific locations. The applications developed by those in this position are also used to edit and analyze data and create maps.


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Developer Tasks

  • Develop, implement, and manage integrated GIS solutions software.
  • Develop and maintain enterprise web services that support mobile solutions and rich internet applications
  • Coordinate the implementation of short- and long-term projects for the production and maintenance of all enterprise geospatial application development related projects.

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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Developer Salaries

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Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Developer Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


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Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
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20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%