$57,276
Avg. Salary
$29.87
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia is $29.87 per hour.

The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia is $57,276 per year.

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MEDIAN $57,276
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Salary $40,547 - $64,111
Bonus $875
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$47,777 - $67,990
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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 Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
20%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: