$32,000
Avg. Salary
$18.40
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Missoula, Montana is $18.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Missoula, Montana is $32,000 per year.

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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Geographic information systems (GIS) is a term used to describe the collection and collation of various types of data in order to visually represent that data, most often in the form of charts or maps. These systems are used by a vast array of organizations for an even larger number of applications. GIS specialists are in charge of the construction of display material from GIS data, as well as the maintenance, development, and implementation of the hardware, software, and databases needed to accomplish specific tasks.

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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.

About Missoula, Montana

Missoula County, Montana
71,024
Male:
35,002 (49.3%)
Female:
36,022 (50.7%)
Missoula /mᵻˈzuːlə/ is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. It is located along the Clark Fork River near its confluences with the Bitterroot and Blackfoot Rivers in western Montana and at the convergence of five mountain ranges, thus is often described as the "hub of five valleys". In 2015, the United States Census Bureau estimated the city's population at 71,022 and the population of the Missoula Metropolitan Area at 114,181. In the 1990s, Missoula overtook Great Falls as Montana’s second‑largest city, behind Billings. Missoula is home to the University of Montana, a public research university. Missoula was founded in 1860 as Hellgate Trading Post while still part of Washington Territory. By 1866, the settlement had moved east, 5 miles (8 km) upstream, and renamed Missoula Mills, later shortened to Missoula. The mills provided supplies to western settlers traveling along the Mullan Road. The...
Missoula:
$37,444
Montana:
$49,509
$771
Missoula:
$239,500
Montana:
$209,500
3.5%

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Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

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1-4 years
100%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 1 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 50%