Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a GIS Specialist make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$64,148 / yrTotal Pay
$60,538 / yrBase Pay
$3,610 / yrAdditional Pay

$64,148

 / yr
$45K$93K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a GIS Specialist is $64,148 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $60,538 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,610 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For GIS Analyst

$74,245 /yr
GIS Analyst
$85,728 /yr
Senior GIS Analyst
$113,370 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Gis Specialist

Some related job titles are Geographer Salaries with median pay of $76,040, Geospatial Salaries with median pay of $67,494, GIS Developer Salaries with median pay of $94,135, GIS Manager Salaries with median pay of $93,620.

Top Paying Companies

For a Gis Specialist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Gis Specialist in United States. Employers include Apple, Wood and Atmos Energy.

1
Apple
$129,887/yr
2
Wood
$99,457/yr
10
Esri
$87,132/yr

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GIS SpecialistSee 37 salaries from all locations

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 / yr

$70,427

 / yr

$93,573

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$43

 / hr

$64,173

 / yr

$83,423

 / yr

$38

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Top Paying Industries

For a Gis Specialist in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Gis Specialist in United States are Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $97,278, Information Technology with a median total pay of $91,962, Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $84,027, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $81,404, and Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $80,284.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$97,278

    15% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$91,962

    10% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$84,027

    2% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$81,404

    1% Lower than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$80,284

    3% Lower than other industries

Energy, Mining & Utilities

Top paying companies in Energy, Mining & Utilities for Gis Specialist are Wood, Atmos Energy, and Southern Company.

WoodWood$99,457/yr
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy$98,331/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

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Geospatial Analyst

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$90,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
GIS Analyst

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$65,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
GIS Analyst

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$63,000

/yr

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4-6 years
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GIS Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
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GIS Analyst

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$52,000

/yr

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4-6 years
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Geospatial Analyst

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$3,100

/mo

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4-6 years
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GIS Specialist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$51,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
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GIS Analyst

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$103,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
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GIS Specialist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$62,000

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Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

GIS Specialist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a GIS Specialist is $60,538 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a GIS Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1069 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a GIS Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a GIS Specialist in United States is $86,306 per year.

The lowest salary for a GIS Specialist in United States is $42,464 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a GIS Specialist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a GIS Specialist.