Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salary

The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager is $66,522 per year. A skill in Database Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$47,730 - $92,997
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$48K
$67K
$93K
MEDIAN: $66,521
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$19.42 - $42.27
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$47,730 - $92,997  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,274  
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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$47,100 - $95,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 329
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.42 - $42.27  
   
Overtime
$1.47 - $47.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,274  
   
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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$47,100 - $95,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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.

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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$67,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

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

Database Management
up arrow 14%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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National Average
$67,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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