Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salary

Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians in the United States take home approximately $20.36 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians making up 58 percent of survey respondents.

$32,000 - $124,775
$32K
$44K
$120K
MEDIAN: $44,218
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$13.86 - $26.91
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$0$124K
Salary $32,000 - $124,775
Bonus $3,931
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$30,557 - $66,384
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $13.86 - $26.91
Overtime $22.04
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $3,931
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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$30,557 - $66,384
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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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.

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


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Many Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians advance into a slightly higher-paying Geographic Information Systems Analyst position. Average compensation for Geographic Information Systems Analysts is $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
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲6%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

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

National Average
$44,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼4%

AutoCAD
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 13%
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