Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salary (Canada)

A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist earns an average salary of C$54,636 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$42,623 - C$82,433
C$43K
C$55K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$55,459
10%
50%
90%
C$21.74 - C$38.30
C$22
C$27
C$38
MEDIAN: C$26.59
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$42,623 - C$82,433
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,953
Profit Sharing C$2,457
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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C$43,684 - C$81,657
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 103
Hourly Data C$0C$41
Hourly Rate C$21.74 - C$38.30
Overtime C$32.99
Annual Data C$0C$81K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,953
Profit Sharing C$2,457
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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C$43,684 - C$81,657
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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 Pay By Employer

$0$69K

$42,705

CDM Smith
7 profiles
$55,000

$49,920

Common Career Paths for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist


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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$55,990

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salaries

▲7%

▲7%

National Average
C$56,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salaries

Problem Solving
▲6%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼0%

National Average
C$56,000

Data Analysis
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 10%