Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salary

Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialists in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $62K annually on average but can range from $46K to $96K per year. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialists who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 68 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$46,064 - $91,773
(Median)
$46K
$62K
$92K
MEDIAN: $62,241
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$20.94 - $49.46
(Median)
$21
$28
$49
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$46,064 - $91,773  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
Total Pay (?
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$46,116 - $95,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.94 - $49.46  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
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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$46,116 - $95,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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 31%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%
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