The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager is $66,491 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Total Pay (?
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$46,023 - $89,238
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MEDIAN: $66,491
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Total Pay (?
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$19.46 - $44.16
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,023 - $89,238  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,017  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,639  
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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$45,909 - $91,980  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 352
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.46 - $44.16  
   
Overtime
$1.47 - $51.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,017  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,639  
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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$45,909 - $91,980  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 352
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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
  • 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.
  • Determine map content, appearance, and layout for maximum information with high usability.
  • 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$67,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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National Average
$67,000
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Gender
Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%
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