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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager is $66,093 per year.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salary (?
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$46,261 - $91,738
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MEDIAN: $66,093
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salary (?
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$20.68 - $43.68
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$46,261 - $91,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $6,557  
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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$46,449 - $94,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 308
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.68 - $43.68  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $48.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
   
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $6,557  
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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$46,449 - $94,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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
up arrow 13%
National Average
$67,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Database Management
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National Average
$67,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%