$41,391
Avg. Salary
$18.69
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,035

Bonus

$1,007

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician is $18.69 per hour.

The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician is $41,391 per year.

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$24.39
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$32k
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MEDIAN $41,391
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$0$52K
Salary $31,908 - $52,408
Bonus $0.00 - $4,077
Profit Sharing $397 - $3,221
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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$30,748 - $52,257
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 293
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $14.39 - $24.39
Overtime $21.65 - $35.07
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,077
Profit Sharing $397 - $3,221
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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$30,748 - $52,257
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 481

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.

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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.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

2%

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-12%

National Average: $40,485

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Oklahoma City offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Technicians, 12 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Geographic Information Systems Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Baltimore (+5 percent) and Denver (+4 percent). Falling short of the national average by 20 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Akron. Employers in Raleigh and Fort Collins also lean toward paying below-median salaries (15 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 139 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
7%

Skills That Affect Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Data Management
▼2%



ArcGIS
▼4%

Python
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
65 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 19%