How much does a GIS Specialist make?

Updated Sep 26, 2021

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Experience

$59,959 /yr
Average Base Pay

647 salaries

$43K

Low

$60K

Average

$84K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for GIS Specialist is $59,959 per year in United States. Filter by location to see GIS Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 647 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by GIS Specialist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Gis Analyst$61,092 /yr
L3
Senior Gis Analyst$81,401 /yr
L4
Gis Analyst IV$69,633 /yr
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AECOM
3.6

AECOM

GIS Specialist

$60,625

 /yr
Range: $45K - $92K
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$45K

$92K

$44,918 - $92,448 Range

CDM Smith
3.9

CDM Smith

GIS Specialist

$59,710

 /yr
Range: $48K - $68K

$48K

$68K

$47,834 - $68,213 Range

LandWorks (Texas)
2.4

LandWorks (Texas)

GIS Specialist

$41,434

 /yr
Range: $36K - $59K

$36K

$59K

$35,679 - $58,556 Range

URS Corporation
3.1

URS Corporation

GIS Specialist

$64,851

 /yr
Range: $52K - $86K

$52K

$86K

$52,301 - $86,068 Range

Camp Dresser McKee
2.6

Camp Dresser McKee

GIS Specialist

$55,113

 /yr
Range: $52K - $57K

$52K

$57K

$52,112 - $57,200 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

GIS Specialist

$62,848

 /yr
Range: $51K - $104K

$51K

$104K

$51,217 - $103,564 Range

Amec Foster Wheeler
3.4

Amec Foster Wheeler

GIS Specialist

$52,114

 /yr
Range: $46K - $61K

$46K

$61K

$45,703 - $60,579 Range

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Parsons Corporation
3.9

Parsons Corporation

GIS Specialist

$61,127

 /yr
Range: $45K - $112K

$45K

$112K

$44,894 - $112,367 Range

Zayo
3

Zayo

GIS Specialist

$45,526

 /yr
Range: $37K - $68K

$37K

$68K

$36,844 - $68,000 Range

Arcadis
4

Arcadis

GIS Specialist

$59,673

 /yr
Range: $49K - $90K

$49K

$90K

$48,978 - $89,655 Range

Atmos Energy
4.1

Atmos Energy

GIS Specialist

$55,604

 /yr
Range: $44K - $73K

$44K

$73K

$43,805 - $73,331 Range

SWCA
3.8

SWCA

GIS Specialist - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $20 - $37

$20

$37

$20 - $37 Range

Apex Systems
3.8

Apex Systems

GIS Specialist - Hourly Contractor

$27

 /hr
Range: $21 - $29

$21

$29

$21 - $29 Range

The Response Group
3.7

The Response Group

GIS Specialist

$52,434

 /yr
Range: $48K - $57K

$48K

$57K

$48,193 - $56,908 Range

Mobilitie
3.1

Mobilitie

GIS Specialist - Hourly Contractor

$25

 /hr
Range: $19 - $35

$19

$35

$19 - $35 Range

Wood
3.6

Wood

GIS Specialist

$59,154

 /yr
Range: $53K - $75K

$53K

$75K

$53,128 - $74,893 Range

Geo-Comm
3.9

Geo-Comm

GIS Specialist - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $17 - $26

$17

$26

$17 - $26 Range

GAI Consultants
3.2

GAI Consultants

GIS Specialist

$41,988

 /yr
Range: $39K - $48K

$39K

$48K

$39,485 - $47,884 Range

Cambridge Systematics
4.2

Cambridge Systematics

GIS Specialist

$74,837

 /yr
Range: $68K - $78K

$68K

$78K

$68,272 - $77,737 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

GIS Specialist

$69,271

 /yr
Range: $67K - $75K

$67K

$75K

$67,357 - $75,141 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a GIS Specialist salaries

The national average salary for a GIS Specialist is $59,959 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a GIS Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 647 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a GIS Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a GIS Specialist in United States is $84,361 per year.

The lowest salary for a GIS Specialist in United States is $42,615 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent gis specialist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$40,000
per year
A GIS Analyst in the Wooster, OH Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Wooster, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A GIS Analyst in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A GIS Technician in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A GIS Analyst in the Coos Bay, OR Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Coos Bay, OR Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$72,000
per year
A GIS Analyst in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$51
hourly
A GIS Developer in the Anchorage, AK Area area reported making $51 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Anchorage, AK Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A GIS Technician in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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