How much does a GIS Specialist make? The average GIS Specialist salary is $73,753 as of May 28, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $66,180 and $82,857. 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. 

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Job Openings for GIS Specialist
Cache County Corp. - Logan , UT
The GIS Specialist will perform various complex technical duties related to developing or creating digitized maps through a geographic information system using ArcGIS or related ESRI computer program ...
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ALEX - Alternative Experts - Arlington , VA
GIS Specialist, Sr. Location: Arlington, VA (Pentagon) Clearance Level: Secret (Required Active Clearance) Summary/Description: We are a seeking a Senior GIS Specialist to support the United States ...
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JSI - Lubbock , TX
Description To support our strategic expansion, we are seeking an experienced GIS Specialist who will be responsible for project setup, collaboration, design, and execution of engineering projects ...
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South Central Power Company, Ohio's largest electric cooperative, is seeking an individual to fill the position of GIS Specialist at our Lancaster, Ohio headquarters. What you will be doing
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EPMA - Houston , TX
Our client is looking for Senior GIS Specialist for their Houston location. Location: Downtown Houston, TX Onsite 5 days a week. Duration: 1+ year- Extendable. Industry: Oil & Gas- Midstream W2 Only
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Electrical District No. 2, Pinal County - Casa Grande , AZ
As the GIS Specialist you will be responsible for maintaining the GIS database of all electrical assets, and facilitating its integration with Accounting, Billing, Outage, Engineering, and iOS ...
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GIS Specialist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for GIS Specialist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of May 28, 2024. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for GIS Specialist in each city.
Click to see the salary for GIS Specialist in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $92,191
Washington, DC $82,087
Miami, FL $71,171
Chicago, IL $77,367
Boston, MA $82,677
New York, NY $86,143
Dallas, TX $72,794
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What is the average salary for GIS Specialist in 2024?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of GIS Specialist in the United States. The base salary for GIS Specialist ranges from $66,180 to $82,857 with the average base salary of $73,753. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $67,264 to $86,315 with the average total cash compensation of $75,999.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $73,753 $66,180 - $82,857
Bonus $2,246 $1,084 - $3,457
Total Pay $75,999 $67,264 - $86,315
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What's the difference between GIS Specialist I and GIS Specialist?
According to our latest salary estimation on May 28, 2024. The average salary of GIS Specialist is $73,753, and the average salary of GIS Specialist I is $89,935. The average salary of GIS Specialist I is higher than GIS Specialist. ( 2024-05-29 )
I am a GIS Specialist, which location’s salary is higher, Mcallen, TX or Jersey City, NJ?
Jersey City, NJ typically sees higher pay than Mcallen, TX for GIS Specialist. a GIS Specialist Salary in Jersey City, NJ is $86,143 as of May 28, 2024; a GIS Specialist Salary in Mcallen, TX is $63,427 as of May 28, 2024. ( 2024-05-29 )
Why does the salary of a GIS Specialist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2024-05-29 )
What are the Pay Factors for GIS Specialist?
Salary ranges for a GIS Specialist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2024-05-29 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2024-05-29 )

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