How much does a Geographic Information Systems Manager make in the United States? The average Geographic Information Systems Manager salary in the United States is $129,900 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $117,200 and $147,600. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $117,200 10% $105,637 90% $163,715 75% $147,600 $129,900 50%(Median)
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The Geographic Information Systems Manager manages, plans, assigns, and reviews the work of mappers and drafters working on GIS projects. Manages the utilization of Geographic Information System techniques to provide a better understanding of certain variables in a given geographic location. Being a Geographic Information Systems Manager provides GIS technical support and develops solutions for all application problems. Prepares, provides, and updates maps and data sets to clients. In addition, Geographic Information Systems Manager knowledgeable of GIS software and technology. Works in conjunction with CAD drafters and technicians. Requires a bachelor's degree. May require Geographic Information Systems Professional certification (GSIP). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Geographic Information Systems Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Working as a Geographic Information Systems Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2023

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