The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist is AU$77,929 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

AU$48,331 - AU$103,144
AU$48K
AU$78K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$77,929
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50%
90%
AU$27.00 - AU$50.50
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$36.05
50%
AU$0AU$121K
Salary AU$48,331 - AU$103,144
Bonus AU$3,500
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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AU$48,693 - AU$121,042
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data AU$0AU$54
Hourly Rate AU$36.05
Overtime AU$54.08
Annual Data AU$0AU$121K
Bonus AU$3,500
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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AU$48,693 - AU$121,042
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Geographic information systems (GIS) is a term used to describe the collection and collation of various types of data in order to visually represent that data, most often in the form of charts or maps. These systems are used by a vast array of organizations for an even larger number of applications. GIS specialists are in charge of the construction of display material from GIS data, as well as the maintenance, development, and implementation of the hardware, software, and databases needed to accomplish specific tasks.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Tasks

  • Design, develop, and implement systems and databases for storing and accessing geospatial data.
  • Standardize and define metadata for geographic data, and track need for data format conversion.
  • Research and test new data sources, software, and organizational tools.
  • Create and implement standards for quality of geographic data.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$78,669

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salaries

▲15%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼8%

▼25%

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%