Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

The average salary for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $66,007 per year. A skill in Microsoft SQL Server is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$49,096 - $96,080
(Median)
$49K
$66K
$96K
MEDIAN: $66,006
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$17.65 - $46.26
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,096 - $96,080  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,340  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$47,588 - $100,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$41.00  
   
Overtime
$34.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,340  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$47,588 - $100,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Software engineers and developers for geographic information systems generally collaborate with core programmers on software project teams to build new ArcGIS for server software releases. They are involved in every step of the software development life cycle and guide new features and functions for end users, and also work with developers and product engineers to evaluate functionality, investigate customer issues, tweak automated tests in various harnesses, and even code new test fixtures to help the company build a better ArcGIS. They also provide skilled and reliable management of GIS services to help users maximize their potential and troubleshoot production issues in current and past software.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Tasks

  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.

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Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 12%

SQL
up arrow 4%

C#
0%

C# Programming Language
0%

National Average
$80,000

JavaScript
up arrow 11%

HTML
up arrow 21%

Python
up arrow 23%

C++
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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