Geospatial Analyst Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Geospatial Analyst is $62,885 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) is associated with high pay for this job.
Geospatial Analyst Total Pay (?
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$38,438 - $97,999
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MEDIAN: $62,885
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Geospatial Analyst Total Pay (?
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$14.78 - $39.76
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,438 - $97,999  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
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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$34,736 - $95,399  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 162
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.78 - $39.76  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $40.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
   
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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$34,736 - $95,399  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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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
$58,000
St. Louis
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Experience Affects Geospatial Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%
Experienced
up arrow 43%
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$58,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Geospatial Analyst Salaries

Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)
up arrow 26%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%
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