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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salary

Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians in the United States take home an average $17.93 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. More than half of Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians (64 percent) survey respondents are men. Work is enjoyable for Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$29,746 - $59,033
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MEDIAN: $38,590
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$12.37 - $28.66
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,746 - $59,033  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
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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$29,283 - $60,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $28.66  
   
Overtime
$18.04 - $42.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
   
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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$29,283 - $60,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician

  • 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 usually report a few specific skills. 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $35K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $40K. For Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $43K. Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $56K.

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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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

National Average
$39,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 11%