GIS Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$39,000
$14,000
$39,000
$107,000
The average GIS Technician makes about $39,417 per year. That's $18.95 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $14,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $107,000. Many of GIS Technicians seem to be drawn to Health Care and Professional companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case GIS Technicians tend to work at Energy, Utilities, and Government companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Hawaii, California and Nevada pay GIS Technicians the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Denver, CO
$48,878
Austin, TX
$45,275
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Map of GIS Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where GIS Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average GIS Technician Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Hawaii, California and Nevada, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for GIS Technicians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Wisconsin, Tennessee, and Michigan.

Average GIS Technician Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like AMSURG and Aurora Medical Group as they offer the highest salaries for GIS Technicians.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average GIS Technician Pay By Industry

The salary for a GIS Technician can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for GIS Technicians tend to be found in Energy, Utilities, and Government companies. In fact, GIS Technicians can make a yearly salary of $46,282 while working for Energy companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$46,282
$46k
Utilities
Utilities
$41,060
$41k
Government
Government
$40,415
$40k
Technology
Technology
$39,543
$40k
Health Care
Health Care
$35,926
$36k
Professional
Professional
$33,351
$33k

GIS Technician Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

GIS Technician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a GIS Technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added GIS Technician Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
GI Technician
GI Technician
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$51,424
$51,424
06/28/2020
GIS Technician
GIS Technician
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$45,914
$45,914
06/26/2020
GIS Technician/Public Utilities
GIS Technician/Public Utilities
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$41,089
$41,089
06/26/2020
GIS Technician/Analyst
GIS Technician/Analyst
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$35,479
$35,479
06/26/2020
Florida Department of Transportation
Florida Department of Transportation
2350 OPS GIS Technician
2350 OPS GIS Technician
2350 OPS GIS Technician
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$58,436
$58,436
06/20/2020
Selectek
Selectek
GIS Technician
GIS Technician
GIS Technician
05/11/2020
05/11/2020
$50,088
$50,088
05/11/2020
GI Technician
GI Technician
05/04/2020
05/04/2020
$51,424
$51,424
05/04/2020
GIS Technician
GIS Technician
04/23/2020
04/23/2020
$42,095
$42,095
04/23/2020
Selectek
Selectek
GIS Technician
GIS Technician
GIS Technician
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$35,479
$35,479
04/22/2020
GIS Technician
GIS Technician
04/17/2020
04/17/2020
$42,831
$42,831
04/17/2020