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Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salary

Slightly less than two-thirds of Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialists in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $46K to $93K per year, and the average comes out to $62K per year. Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialists who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 68 percent. For the most part, Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$46,321 - $89,700
(Median)
$46K
$62K
$90K
MEDIAN: $61,988
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90%

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$19.35 - $48.66
(Median)
$19
$28
$49
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$46,321 - $89,700  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$45,903 - $93,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.35 - $48.66  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
   
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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$45,903 - $93,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

  • Design databases and interfaces, working with end users to ensure usability.
  • Input, integrate, validate and update data sets, identifying gaps.
  • Utilize GIS software and tools to produce complex analyses and interpretations.
  • Document information and database schemas and audit contents of databases.

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Experience Affects Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 4%