$47,500
Avg. Salary
$19.75
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Lexington, Kentucky is $19.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Lexington, Kentucky is $47,500 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 Lexington, Kentucky

Fayette County, Kentucky
314,488
Male:
154,032 (49.0%)
Female:
160,456 (51.0%)
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is the heart of the state's Bluegrass region. With a mayor-alderman form of government, it is one of two cities in Kentucky designated by the state as first-class; the other is the state's largest city of Louisville. In the 2015 U.S. Census Estimate, the city's population was 314,488, anchoring a metropolitan area of 500,535 people and a combined statistical area of 723,849 people. Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. It is the location of the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, Rupp Arena, the world's largest basketball-specific arena, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community & Technical College. This area of fertile soil and...
Lexington:
$51,948
Kentucky:
$45,215
$816
Lexington:
$170,200
Kentucky:
$130,000
3.2%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 17%