Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salary

Average Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Specialists make around $47K annually. Most Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 66 percent of Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Specialists are male. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,180 - $62,460
$36K
$47K
$62K
MEDIAN: $46,705
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$16.06 - $29.55
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MEDIAN: $20.60
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$0$62K
Salary $36,180 - $62,460
Bonus $0.00 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $450.00
Total Pay (?
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$35,534 - $62,401
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 221
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $16.06 - $29.55
Overtime $24.38 - $46.03
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $450.00
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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$35,534 - $62,401
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 116

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,783

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Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Specialists will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 32 percent. Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Arlington (+18 percent) and Houston (+3 percent). Denver is the lowest-paying area, 11 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Dover and Chicago (9 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Columbus:
"Know your addience."
Cater to your addience. Make sure the people looking at the map can understand it.

Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salaries

Python
▲5%


Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Data Management
▼1%

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%
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