Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salary

For Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Specialists, annual average wages total $46K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Specialists who responded to the questionnaire — 69 percent to be exact. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,690 - $61,578
$37K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $46,198
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$15.73 - $29.83
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MEDIAN: $20.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$36,690 - $61,578  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,994  
Profit Sharing
$450.00  
Total Pay (?
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$36,024 - $62,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.73 - $29.83  
   
Overtime
$20.71 - $46.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,994  
   
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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$36,024 - $62,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 121

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,792

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Specialists, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 32 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+2 percent). Denver ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 11 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Dover and Chicago (9 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salaries

Python
▲7%

▲1%

Data Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$46,000


Data Management
▼1%

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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