Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst Salary

Median pay for Geographic Information Systems Programmer Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $62K annually. More than half of Geographic Information Systems Programmer Analysts (69 percent) survey respondents are men. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction for Geographic Information Systems Programmer Analysts is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,678 - $78,668
$48K
$62K
$79K
MEDIAN: $62,119
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Salary $47,678 - $78,668
Bonus $1,150
Profit Sharing $2,733
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$48,000 - $78,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst

Geographic information systems (GIS) programmer analysts help to develop programs to facilitate GIS and work primarily on computers in office settings. They typically use and help develop proprietary software and tools to understand geographic trends throughout the world, and they may work with teams of other GIS programmers to move products and changes through test phases, beta programs, and final production.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst Tasks

  • Work with users from identifying conceptual system requirements through completion.
  • Work with middle-tier developers to integrate back-end database code with business applications.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug software for web sites.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug database stored procedures and complex queries to extract, calculate or manipulate information.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug client applications.

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

Pay by Experience for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 7 salaries. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲17%

▲13%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

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

National Average
$62,000

VB.Net
▼5%

C#
▼10%

.NET
▼11%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼11%

Python
▼11%

SQL
▼11%

HTML
▼13%

JavaScript
▼14%

Microsoft Excel
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 18%
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