Average Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst Salary

$53,819
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$1,872
Bonus
$1,526
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The average salary for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst is $53,819.
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$40k
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$54k
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$75k
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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst Tasks
  • Design, coordinate and prepare representations of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases.
  • Includes GIS data entry, data validation and maintenance of current GIS databases.

Job Satisfaction for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

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Popular Employer Salaries for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst are from the companies Stantec, Michael Baker Jr., Inc. and Amec Foster Wheeler plc. Reported salaries are highest at Defenders of Wildlife where the average pay is $65,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and HDR, Inc., earning around $60,697 and $59,000, respectively. Amec Foster Wheeler plc pays the lowest at around $47,426. Stantec and Tetra Tech, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $48,750 and $49,689, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

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

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

An entry-level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,763 based on 116 salaries. An early career Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,855 based on 912 salaries. A mid-career Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,451 based on 611 salaries. An experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,695 based on 421 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,234.
Employees with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 20.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (13.1% more) and Houston, Texas (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,135 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.4%
Early Career
42.7%
Mid Career
28.6%
Experienced
19.7%
Late Career
3.5%

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