Salary for Geographic Information Systems Technicians

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This occupation has now been updated to Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technicians assist scientists, technologists and programmers in the development, construction, maintenance and modification of GIS databases. They may also address user concerns, provide technical support, and evaluate and interpret data for use. Significant training, computer science knowledge and familiarity with GIS systems software is crucial for these professionals.

A Geographic Information Systems Technician can get an average wage on a scale from $45,760 to $152,730 depending on experience and talent. can expect a salary of ninety-six thousand seven hundred and fourty dollars per annum.

can expect the most salary in District of Columbia, which has average job salaries of close to about $122,460. People in this job function can make the highest salaries in Public Administration, where they earn pay of $103,610.

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Geographic Information Systems Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Finance and Insurance
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Transportation and Warehousing
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Retail Trade
Educational Services