Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager Salary

Geographic Information Systems Project Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — nearly three in five have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $55K to $101K per year, median earnings come to $79K annually. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Geographic Information Systems Project Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$53,719 - $97,022
$54K
$79K
$97K
MEDIAN: $79,408
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Salary $53,719 - $97,022
Bonus $1,375
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$54,915 - $100,516
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager

Geographic information systems (GIS) project managers are responsible for overseeing teams which gather and map geographical information to be used for creating maps/infrastructure, determining environmental issues, and research purposes. These managers may work directly for companies or for consulting companies which have multiple clients.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager Tasks

  • Develop, implement and lead the full cycle of the project.
  • Utilize and troubleshoot Geographic Information Systems software.
  • Ensure accuracy and delivery of plans and proposals.
  • Coordinate and organize teams and tasks, ensure project remains on task.

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Pay by Experience Level for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager

Pay by Experience for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 15 salaries. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 11 salaries.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager?

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager in Austin:
"Priorities."
Providing quality data drives success, your priority should always be meeting or exceeding the scope of the project, then schedule, then budget. Never let an over-budget project impact client satisfaction.

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager Salaries

▲2%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$81,000

▼8%

Entry-Level
▼35%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Project Manager Salaries

National Average
$81,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None:
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