Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salary

Average Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians in the United States make around $17.30 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians (63 percent) survey respondents are male.

$29,788 - $51,764
(Median)
$30K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,467
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50%
90%

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$12.73 - $27.49
(Median)
$13
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,788 - $51,764  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
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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$29,370 - $54,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$12.73 - $27.49  
   
Overtime
$18.29 - $64.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
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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$29,370 - $54,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician

Geographic information systems (GIS) mapping technicians have specific skill sets which are very important in select industries. They work primarily for government organizations and energy companies and their duties are wide-ranging, including planning and mapping, understanding and composing geographical information systems, and updating maps, sketches, and diagrams of infrastructure materials such as pipelines and utility facilities.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Tasks

  • Investigate and learn new GIS and related programs to identify new uses for data.
  • Standardize, input, clean, and integrate data from multiple sources.
  • Utilize mapping software to produce visualizations, reports, and analyses.
  • Research and answer questions about deeds, plats, zoning and other topics.

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Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Geographic Information Systems and AutoCAD are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like AutoCAD and Geographic Information Systems.

Pay by Experience Level for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $36K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $40K. Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $42K. Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $44K.

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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 8%
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