Pay for Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians in the United States sits in the ballpark of $19.38 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians (54 percent) who responded to the survey. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction.

$29,822 - $64,635
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MEDIAN: $39,860
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$12.50 - $29.90
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MEDIAN: $19.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,822 - $64,635  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
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$28,746 - $69,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $29.90  
   
Overtime
$44.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$290.87 - $5,152  
   
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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$28,746 - $69,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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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 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

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $37K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $46K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians make a median salary of $46K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians report making only $44K on average.

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$41,000

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


National Average
$41,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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