How much does a GIS Analyst IV make in the United States? The average GIS Analyst IV salary in the United States is $109,095 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $96,420 and $123,341. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

GIS Analyst IV Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile GIS Analyst IV Salary $84,881 US March 26, 2024
25th Percentile GIS Analyst IV Salary $96,420 US March 26, 2024
50th Percentile GIS Analyst IV Salary $109,095 US March 26, 2024
75th Percentile GIS Analyst IV Salary $123,341 US March 26, 2024
90th Percentile GIS Analyst IV Salary $136,312 US March 26, 2024
25% $96,420 10% $84,881 90% $136,312 75% $123,341 $109,095 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a GIS Analyst IV need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

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Data Analysis: Data analysis is a process of inspecting, cleansing, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information, informing conclusions, and supporting decision-making. Data analysis has multiple facets and approaches, encompassing diverse techniques under a variety of names, and is used in different business, science, and social science domains. In today's business world, data analysis plays a role in making decisions more scientific and helping businesses operate more effectively. Data mining is a particular data analysis technique that focuses on modeling and knowledge discovery for predictive rather than purely descriptive purposes, while business intelligence covers data analysis that relies heavily on aggregation, focusing mainly on business information. In statistical applications, data analysis can be divided into descriptive statistics, exploratory data analysis (EDA), and confirmatory data analysis (CDA). EDA focuses on discovering new features in the data while CDA focuses on confirming or falsifying existing hypotheses. Predictive analytics focuses on application of statistical models for predictive forecasting or classification, while text analytics applies statistical, linguistic, and structural techniques to extract and classify information from textual sources, a species of unstructured data. All of the above are varieties of data analysis.

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Programming: Executing logic to facilitate computing operations and functionality in one or more languages.

Analysis 15.36%
Data Analysis 2.16%
Programming 1.82%
Others 80.66%

Job Description for GIS Analyst IV

GIS Analyst IV compiles, manipulates, and analyzes geospatial data. Designs, develops, and maintains databases and systems of GIS data. Being a GIS Analyst IV creates reports, maps, applications, and visualizations conveying the results of spatial analyses. Utilizes scripting languages to refine GIS data pipelines and processes. Additionally, GIS Analyst IV may provide GIS training or assistance to other organization members. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The GIS Analyst IV work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. To be a GIS Analyst IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for GIS Analyst IV

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For GIS Analyst IV, the upper level is GIS Analyst V and then progresses to GIS Manager.

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GIS Analyst IV salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of GIS Analyst IV, the highest GIS Analyst IV salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the GIS Analyst IV salary is 25.0% above. The lowest GIS Analyst IV salary is in Miami, FL, where the GIS Analyst IV salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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