Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salary (Canada)

The average rate for an Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician is C$22.16 per hour.

C$38,039 - C$60,549
C$38K
C$46K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$46,138
10%
50%
90%
C$16.93 - C$32.62
C$17
C$23
C$33
MEDIAN: C$23.12
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$63K
Salary C$38,039 - C$60,549
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,456
Profit Sharing C$1,548
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$36,643 - C$63,683
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data C$0C$65
Hourly Rate C$16.93 - C$32.62
Overtime C$21.75 - C$65.81
Annual Data C$0C$63K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,456
Profit Sharing C$1,548
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$36,643 - C$63,683
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

As digital maps become more prevalent, they have also grown more complex and detailed. The geographic information systems (GIS) technician uses geographic data in a wide range of applications, such as creating geographic information systems and databases, reviewing existing cartographic designs for accuracy and detail, and creating specialized map systems from source documents using cartography and design software.

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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.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$48,489

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲2%

National Average
C$48,000

Data Analysis
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 19%