$68,149
Avg. Salary
$25.95
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,966

Bonus

$2,048

Profit Sharing

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How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst is $25.95 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst is $68,149 per year.

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MEDIAN $68,149
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$0$94K
Salary $51,890 - $92,328
Bonus $1,014 - $10,234
Profit Sharing $2,048
Total Pay (?
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$51,451 - $94,628
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 127
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $20.15 - $38.13
Overtime $26.63 - $51.78
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $1,014 - $10,234
Profit Sharing $2,048
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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$51,451 - $94,628
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

Senior geographic information systems (GIS) analysts must have significant years of experience as GIS analysts, since these are senior positions. Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field. Some employers prefer that candidates have a master’s degree. Senior GIS analysts must be proficient with GIS software and possess excellent computer skills. Geographic information systems specialists are employed by most sectors of government and a wide range of organizations.

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Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst Tasks
  • Lead in the design and development of enterprise geographic information systems which may link facility maps with data to produce maps.
  • Write programs and develop user interfaces, menus, and macro-level commands to meet high priority GIS staff needs.
  • Recommend and establish standards and procedures to deal with production of high priority data, maps and services.
  • Lead response for emergency or high priority mapping projects to produce quality products.
  • Manage and administrate the GIS computing infrastructure.

Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst


Senior Geographic Information Systems Analysts who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Data Analysis, Geographic Information Systems, and Project Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Project Management. It is not unusual for someone who knows Data Analysis to be familiar with Geographic Information Systems as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 47 salaries. A Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,171

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

Home to some of the best pay for Senior Geographic Information Systems Analysts, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 18 percent above the national average. Senior Geographic Information Systems Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Pittsburgh (+13 percent) and Chicago (+4 percent). Washington is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Phoenix (7 percent lower) and Seattle (3 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst Salaries

▲23%

▲3%

National Average
$69,000

▼3%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst Salaries



National Average
$69,000

Project Management
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 6%