Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salary

The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager is $68,591 per year.

$46,322 - $94,615
$46K
$69K
$95K
MEDIAN: $68,591
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$19.43 - $56.62
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$57
MEDIAN: $28.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$46,322 - $94,615  
   
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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$45,740 - $96,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.43 - $56.62  
   
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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$45,740 - $96,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager

Pay by Experience for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 91 salaries. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 24 salaries.

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salaries

▲30%

▲8%

National Average
$68,000

▼2%

▼26%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salaries

Database Management & Reporting
▲6%


Database Management
▼0%

National Average
$68,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 6%