Average Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salary

C$49,783
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C$1,000
Bonus
C$1,250
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The average salary for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician is C$49,783.
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C$39k
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C$64k
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MEDIAN C$49,783
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Salary
C$39k - C$64k
Bonus
C$491 - C$5k
Profit Sharing
C$972 - C$2k
Total Pay
C$38k - C$67k

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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Tasks
  • Compile and assess visual information from diverse sources like aerial photos, geological surveys, and satellite images.
  • Document new and familiar sources of GIS data, their uses, and quality concerns.
  • Draw maps using automated drafting software, and annotate sources and quality of information layers.
  • Transform diverse data into standardized computer input for databases and maps.

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Popular Skills for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Skills in ArcGIS and Data Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Pay by Experience Level for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

An entry-level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,660 based on 47 salaries. An early career Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,511 based on 120 salaries. A mid-career Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$56,626 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,610 based on 21 salaries.
Employees with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 24.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.3% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Victoria, British Columbia (10.6% less), Thunder Bay, Ontario (4.6% less) and Toronto, Ontario (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 234 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.1%
Early Career
51.3%
Mid Career
19.7%
Experienced
9.0%

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