Salary for Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists
Also known as: Crystallographer, Development Geologist, Environmental Geologist, Exploration Geologist, Geochemist, Geodesist, Geologist, Geomagnetist, Geophysicist, Geoscientist
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SEE MORE SALARIES FOR IT PROFESSIONALSProfessionals in this field must be familiar with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) such as ArcGIS, and their applications. Specialties may include military, agricultural, mining, retail, urban planning and health care applications, among others. These specialists produce maps, tables, reports, and data layers using GIS technology. Additionally, they may compile and process data used in GIS technology, and train other professionals in the field. Other duties may include programming, debugging, running data analysis, and developing software for GIS technology. Post-secondary education and experience working in related fields is required for this occupation. Individuals working in this profession receive salaries of $70,000-$90,000 per year.
A Geospatial Information Scientist or Technologist can expect a compensation between 72000 and 108000 depending on seniority. Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists can get a wage of Ninety Seven Thousand Nine Hundred dollars annually.
Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists receive the highest compensation in Texas, where they can receive an average job salary of approximating $127250. These professionals obtain the highest salaries in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they get average job salaries of $129680.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 27.34 percent nationwide in that time.
Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: