Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salary

Earnings for Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians in the United States come in at around $20.55 per hour on average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. For the most part, Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$31,758 - $130,893
$32K
$45K
$130K
MEDIAN: $45,495
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50%
90%

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$13.34 - $27.11
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$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20.47
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$0$130K
Salary $31,758 - $130,893
Bonus $4,069
Total Pay (?
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$29,152 - $71,993
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $13.34 - $27.11
Overtime $22.38
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $4,069
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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$29,152 - $71,993
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician

Geographic information systems (GIS) mapping technicians have specific skill sets which are very important in select industries. They work primarily for government organizations and energy companies and their duties are wide-ranging, including planning and mapping, understanding and composing geographical information systems, and updating maps, sketches, and diagrams of infrastructure materials such as pipelines and utility facilities.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Tasks

  • Utilize mapping software to produce visualizations, reports, and analyses.
  • Research and answer questions about deeds, plats, zoning and other topics.
  • Investigate and learn new GIS and related programs to identify new uses for data.
  • Standardize, input, clean, and integrate data from multiple sources.

Common Career Paths for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician


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Many Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians move into a Geographic Information Systems Analyst role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Geographic Information Systems Analysts on average bring in a similar salary to Geographic Information Systems Mapping Technicians.

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

Pay by Experience for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 11 salaries. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Technician Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼5%

AutoCAD
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 14%