The average hourly pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician in San Antonio, Texas is $19.65.
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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician
As digital maps become more prevalent, they have also grown more complex and detailed. The geographic information systems (GIS) technician uses geographic data in a wide range of applications, such as creating geographic information systems and databases, reviewing existing cartographic designs for accuracy and detail, and creating specialized map systems from source documents using cartography and design software. Geographic information systems technicians must possess significant knowledge o…Read more
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Tasks
- Compile and assess visual information from diverse sources like aerial photos, geological surveys, and satellite images.
- Document new and familiar sources of GIS data, their uses, and quality concerns.
- Draw maps using automated drafting software, and annotate sources and quality of information layers.
- Transform diverse data into standardized computer input for databases and maps.
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Popular Skills for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician
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Skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include ArcGIS, Data Management and Data Analysis.
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Employees with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician in their job title in Tampa, Florida earn an average of 3.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (13.5% less), Denver, Colorado (3.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.8% less).
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