The average hourly pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician at Quantum Spatial is $15.56.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician
The top respondents for the job title Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician are from the companies NiSource, Pike Electric, Inc. and Comporium Communications. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $25.43. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pike Electric, Inc., earning around $22.50. Woolpert, Inc. pays the lowest at around $16.48. Comporium Communications also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $21.97.
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