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Become A GIS Technician

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Working As A GIS Technician

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Processing Information
  • Getting Information
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $48,699

    Average Salary

What Does A GIS Technician Do

A GIS Technician is responsible for making maps and customizing geographic information systems applications. They also provide technical support to users or clients regarding the maintenance, development, or operation of geographic information systems databases.

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GIS Technician Career Paths

GIS Technician
Analyst Senior Systems Analyst Application Manager
Application Services Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Quality Control Technician Production Supervisor Program Manager
Chief Technology Officer
11 Yearsyrs
Data Analyst Business Analyst Information Technology Project Manager
Contract Project Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Specialist Data Analyst
Data Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Program Manager Senior Manager
Director Of Information
10 Yearsyrs
Analyst Systems Analyst Information Systems Manager
Director Of Information Services
9 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Case Manager Service Director
Director Of Support Services
8 Yearsyrs
Data Analyst Information Technology Manager Technical Services Manager
Director Of Technology And Services
11 Yearsyrs
Surveyor Project Manager Information Technology Project Manager
Information Technology Director
10 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Consultant Senior Consultant
Information Technology Manager
8 Yearsyrs
GIS Analyst Project Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Surveyor Senior Technician Specialist Senior Software Engineer
Project Leader
5 Yearsyrs
Engineering Technician Field Service Technician Service Manager
Project Manager
8 Yearsyrs
GIS Analyst Data Analyst Business Analyst
Senior Analyst
6 Yearsyrs
Engineering Technician Engineer
Senior Engineer
8 Yearsyrs
GIS Specialist GIS Analyst
Senior GIS Analyst
7 Yearsyrs
Quality Control Technician Technician
Senior Technologist
6 Yearsyrs
Environmental Scientist Assistant Project Manager General Superintendent
Special Projects Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Computer Aided Drafter Engineering Technician Surveyor
Survey Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Computer Aided Drafter Design Technician Surveyor
Survey Project Manager
9 Yearsyrs
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GIS Technician Demographics

Gender

  • Male

    64.9%
  • Female

    32.6%
  • Unknown

    2.5%

Ethnicity

  • White

    80.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    9.0%
  • Asian

    7.7%
  • Unknown

    1.8%
  • Black or African American

    0.8%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    52.6%
  • French

    9.0%
  • German

    5.8%
  • Portuguese

    5.1%
  • Arabic

    5.1%
  • Russian

    3.8%
  • Japanese

    3.2%
  • Mandarin

    1.9%
  • Hebrew

    1.9%
  • Hindi

    1.3%
  • Armenian

    1.3%
  • Tagalog

    1.3%
  • Italian

    1.3%
  • Chinese

    1.3%
  • Czech

    1.3%
  • Persian

    1.3%
  • Swedish

    0.6%
  • Swahili

    0.6%
  • Sanskrit

    0.6%
  • Korean

    0.6%
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Real GIS Technician Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
GIS Technologist Cambridge Systematics, Inc. New York, NY Feb 04, 2015 $105,789
GIS Technologist Northsouthgis LLC Los Angeles, CA Oct 11, 2015 $97,000
GIS Technologist Cambridge Systematics, Inc. New York, NY Dec 11, 2015 $90,000
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Technician USA Waste-Management Resources, L.L.C. Houston, TX Sep 30, 2012 $65,354 -
$76,066
GIS Technician KLD Engineering, P .C. Islandia, NY Aug 29, 2016 $63,170
Facilities GIS Technician George Mason University Fairfax, VA Dec 05, 2016 $56,000
Facilities GIS Technician George Mason University Fairfax, VA May 12, 2016 $56,000
GIS Technician Visual Lease Services, Inc. Holdenville, OK Mar 20, 2014 $53,427
GIS Technician/Cartographer Visual Lease Services, Inc. Holdenville, OK Mar 07, 2014 $53,427
GIS Technician Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Baltimore, MD Oct 22, 2009 $51,953
GIS Technician Enterprise Information Solutions, Inc. Columbia, MD Sep 09, 2012 $51,376
GIS Technician Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Baltimore, MD Mar 16, 2010 $50,500 -
$51,953
GIS Technician Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Baltimore, MD Apr 28, 2010 $50,500 -
$51,953
GIS Technician Coachella Valley Association of Governments Palm Desert, CA Aug 05, 2014 $48,699
GIS Technician Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Baltimore, MD Mar 16, 2013 $44,762
GIS Technician AMEC Earth & Environmental Tempe, AZ Oct 01, 2010 $40,435

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Top Skills for A GIS Technician

DatabaseManagementGPSCADEsriArcgisEsriArcmapGeospatialDataDataCollectionAerialPhotographsPipelineSpatialDataArcviewSewerWebDataEntrySQLServerPythonSpatialAnalysisMapProductionSuiteAs-Built

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Top GIS Technician Skills

  1. Database Management
  2. GPS
  3. CAD
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Advise and direct contractors/consultants and MOIT staff on database management/replication and process improvements strategies.
  • Improved collection methods of GPS field data and combined with existing data in order to find the best route.
  • Generated standard civil engineering details using AutoCAD
  • Received extensive experience in the use of ESRI ArcGIS and other digital mapping systems.
  • Installed main ESRI ArcMap software and creates user accounts and roles in SQL DB.

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