The average Geographic Information Systems Programmer Analyst in the United States earns approximately $60K per year. Most Geographic Information Systems Programmer Analysts are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 67 percent of Geographic Information Systems Programmer Analysts are male. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$40,228 - $93,080
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$60K
$93K
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst

  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Design, implement, and test database schemas.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Work with with designers and content producers.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst

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


Geographic Information Systems Programmer Analysts who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $46K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $70K. Geographic Information Systems Programmer Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $72K. Geographic Information Systems Programmer Analysts 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 $82K.

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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst Salaries

Python
up arrow 22%

SQL
up arrow 3%

VB.Net
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

C#
up arrow 4%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 8%

JavaScript
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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