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

A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer earns an average salary of $63,672 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Microsoft SQL Server is associated with high pay for this job.
$48,552 - $95,817
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$10.14 - $73.97
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$0.00 - $5,101  
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$46,323 - $103,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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$0.00 - $5,101  
   
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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$46,323 - $103,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$64,000

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

Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
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National Average
$64,000

HTML
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Python
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 10%