Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Director Salary

A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Director earns an average salary of $81,756 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$36,571 - $144,864
MEDIAN: $81,756

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$35,844 - $148,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Director

  • Develop GIS policies, project goals, and ensure adherence to schedules.
  • Allocate geographic information data to appropriate system.
  • Manage all GIS resources, technologies, software, and staff.
  • Supervise and manage all GIS­related activities for the city.
  • Assist in hiring and GIS training of staff.

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


22 %
78 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%