$54,715
Avg. Salary
$21.46
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Houston, Texas is $21.46 per hour.

The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Houston, Texas is $54,715 per year.

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Salary $33,848 - $98,986
Bonus $375 - $8,500
Total Pay (?
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$35,034 - $100,387
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $17.49 - $43.25
Overtime $31.14
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $375 - $8,500
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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$35,034 - $100,387
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%

Experience Affects Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲25%

National Average
$54,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salaries

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
▲12%

ArcGIS
▲2%

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$54,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼5%

Data Management
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 3%