A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager earns an average salary of $69,470 per year. A skill in Database Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$47,973 - $95,554
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$69K
$96K
MEDIAN: $69,470
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$19.31 - $57.35
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,973 - $95,554  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$4,100  
Total Pay (?
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$46,733 - $97,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$19.31 - $57.35  
   
Overtime
$33.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$302.01 - $12,164  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,100  
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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$46,733 - $97,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager

Geographical information systems (GIS) manager supervises the day-to-day operations of a large team of information technology (IT) workers who produce geographical data by using their knowledge of specialized computer systems. These geographical information systems may be used for road traffic management, heath care, defense planning, market research, or other purposes. The GIS manager's duties and responsibilities include coordinating and managing the system hardware and software, developing GIS applications, making presentations, and conducting training sessions for the staff. Managers also have to control the budget and project costs, as well as recruit and train new staff members.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Tasks

  • Direct collection, storage, analysis, and interpretation of geospatial data.
  • Write and maintain internal manuals, training materials, and systems documentation as well as publicly available map resources.
  • Determine map content, appearance, and layout for maximum information with high usability.
  • Deliver reports on geographic data, ensuring standardization, and quality control of data across reports.
  • Develop and maintain software applications and databases for digital mapping and spatial data.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager in Lawrenceville:
"Check Your Salary."
I kind of fell into a GIS Manger type of position and feel I am not being paid what I should be.

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%


National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salaries

Database Management
up arrow 11%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 3%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$69,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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