Salary for Geographic Information Systems 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. Salaries for this occupation range from $70,000-$90,000.

A Geographic Information Systems Technician will normally receive a wage on a scale from 80000 to 120000 based on levels of tenure. Geographic Information Systems Technicians can get an average salary of One Hundred Four Thousand Two Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Geographic Information Systems Technicians can expect the highest salaries in Wisconsin, where they can earn a compensation of close to about $126970. Employees with these job titles obtain the most salary in Information, where they can get compensation, on average, of $125430.

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The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for a Geographic Information Systems Technician, please select your state.
Geographic Information Systems Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Finance and Insurance $125,430
Information $118,970
Management of Companies and Enterprises $107,530
Wholesale Trade $106,660
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $103,840
Public Administration $101,310
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $80,910
Educational Services $85,840
Utilities $91,770
Manufacturing $100,980
Public Administration $101,310
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $103,840