Geospatial Analyst Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Geospatial Analyst is $63,399 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) is associated with high pay for this job.
Geospatial Analyst Salary (?
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$39,594 - $97,713
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MEDIAN: $63,399
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Geospatial Analyst Salary (?
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$14.54 - $37.93
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,594 - $97,713  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,928  
Total Pay (?
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$34,545 - $95,075  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $37.93  
   
Overtime
$1.54 - $40.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,928  
   
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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$34,545 - $95,075  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Job Description for Geospatial Analyst

Modern society relies on accurate mapping technology and the wealth of secondary data it provides; from transportation infrastructure to construction to logistics management to marketing, precision in geocoding is vital. A geospatial analyst is responsible for developing ways to obtain useful data from geographical information bases and systems so that the information can be used in a wide variety of industries and fields. This is accomplished through many different methods, such as physical maps/overlays and advanced computer analysis methods and mapping software.
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Geospatial Analyst Tasks
  • Use GIS software and multiple information sources to validate, update, and create maps.
  • Analyze geographic data and information, understand it and transform it into usable assets.
  • Create detailed maps and associated metadata.
  • Import, clean, compare and understand geospatial data.

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Pay by Experience Level for Geospatial Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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National Average
$59,000
St. Louis
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Experience Affects Geospatial Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%
Experienced
up arrow 31%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$59,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Geospatial Analyst Salaries

Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)
up arrow 24%
National Average
$59,000
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%
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