GIS Specialist

GIS Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$77,000
$43,000
Min 10%
$77,000
Median 50%
$139,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
GEI Consultants
Highest Paying City
Austin, TX
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a gis specialist make?
GIS Specialists in America make, on average, $77,886 a year or $37.45 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $139,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $43,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for GIS Specialists are in Professional companies and Construction companies. District of Columbia, Texas, Colorado, Maryland, and New Jersey are some of the states with the best GIS Specialist salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a GIS Specialist is 2.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$58,635

Average GIS Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a GIS Specialist in the United States is $77,886 per year or $37.45 per hour. Working in Austin, TX as a GIS Specialist will pay you the highest wages at around $96,057 per year. Not only that, Austin, TX also has an average entry-level salary of $53,000. District of Columbia, Texas, Colorado, Maryland, and New Jersey are the highest paying states. Louisiana, Utah, and Oregon have the lowest GIS Specialist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Austin, TX
$96,057
2
Leesburg, VA
$95,762
3
Denver, CO
$93,078
4
Oakland, CA
$91,431
5
Clifton, NJ
$89,274

Average GIS Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a GIS Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for GIS Specialists are Professional companies and Construction companies. Companies like GEI Consultants or Exact Sciences will get you the highest pay packages. If you can find a job at a company like Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company or Chesapeake Utilities, they also offer very competitive salaries to their GIS Specialists.

Average GIS Specialist Pay By Industry

Wages for GIS Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Utilities companies, Retail companies, and Construction companies pay their GIS Specialists well. Salaries for GIS Specialists in Utilities companies average $85,623 annually, while Retail companies and Construction companies pay $85,397 and $80,731, respectively. At $72,172, the average salary for GIS Specialists in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Utilities
$85,623
2
Retail
$85,397
3
Construction
$80,731
4
Technology
$78,018
5
Energy
$74,410

Recently Added GIS Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Washington State
GIS Specialist
01/27/2020
$38,376
State of Minnesota
GIS Specialist
01/24/2020
$48,942
Exact Sciences
GIS Specialist
12/29/2019
$100,000
City of Norfolk, Va
GIS Specialist
12/29/2019
$56,314
Exact Sciences
GIS Specialist
12/29/2019
$100,000
Exact Sciences
GIS Specialist
12/29/2019
$100,000
GIS Specialist
12/19/2019
$45,000
Exact Sciences
GIS Specialist
12/12/2019
$100,000
Exact Sciences
GIS Specialist
12/05/2019
$100,000
Exact Sciences
GIS Specialist
12/05/2019
$100,000
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