$70,632
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The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona is $70,632 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 Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Data Management
▼1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼1%

Data Analysis
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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