Average Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salary

$54,686
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$55k
90%
$76k

The average salary for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist is $54,686

Base Salary
$41k - $76k
Bonus
$478 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$199 - $5k
Total Pay
$40k - $75k
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What Do Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialists Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

3.9 out of 5
(147)
Highly Satisfied
20Reviews
Based on 147 responses, the job of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.88 out of 5. On average, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
65.1%
Female
34.4%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 352 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

86%

Dental

76%

Vision

66%

None

13%