Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salary

Earnings for Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians in the United States come in at around $19.53 per hour on average. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians. Men make up a slight majority of Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians (52 percent) who responded to the survey.

$31,997 - $66,910
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$41K
$67K
MEDIAN: $40,845
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$12.25 - $29.06
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MEDIAN: $19.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,997 - $66,910  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
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$28,675 - $65,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $29.06  
   
Overtime
$22.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,863  
   
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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$28,675 - $65,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician


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Many Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians advance their careers by becoming Geographic Information Systems Analysts, who report a slightly higher median income of $48K.

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

Pay by Experience for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 11 salaries. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

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

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

AutoCAD
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 15%