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Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salary

The majority of Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialists in the United States — just under two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $46K to $93K per year, and the median is $62K per year. Work is enjoyable for Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. There are more male Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialists than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 68 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$46,463 - $89,400
(Median)
$46K
$62K
$89K
MEDIAN: $61,835
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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
$46,463 - $89,400  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
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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$46,008 - $93,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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 - $7,757  
   
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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$46,008 - $93,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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 16%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 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
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 4%
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