Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians

General Information

Description

Assist scientists or related professionals in building, maintaining, modifying, or using geographic information systems (GIS) databases. May also perform some custom application development or provide user support.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit67.56%
  2. State and local government14.05%
  3. Private, not for profit7.63%
  4. Federal government6.56%
  5. Self-employed3.96%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$92,870

Military salary*

$52,241

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State-by-state Salary

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$123,320
$32,000
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Education

Knowledge

  • Geography
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Education and Training
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