How much does a GIS Specialist make? The average GIS Specialist salary is $53,676 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $48,373 and $62,738. 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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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 April 26, 2022. 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 $67,095
Washington, DC $59,752
Miami, FL $52,254
Chicago, IL $56,945
Boston, MA $60,477
New York, NY $64,573
Dallas, TX $53,327
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What is the average salary for GIS Specialist in 2022?
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 $48,373 to $62,738 with the average base salary of $53,676. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $49,125 to $63,504 with the average total cash compensation of $54,361.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $53,676 $48,373 - $62,738
Bonus $685 $752 - $766
Total Pay $54,361 $49,125 - $63,504
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What's the difference between GIS Specialist I and GIS Specialist?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of GIS Specialist is $53,676, and the average salary of GIS Specialist I is $57,413. The average salary of GIS Specialist I is higher than GIS Specialist. ( 2022-04-26 )
I am a GIS Specialist, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for GIS Specialist. a GIS Specialist Salary in Arlington, MA is $60,477 as of April 26, 2022; a GIS Specialist Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $57,183 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 )
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. ( 2022-04-26 )
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 ( 2022-04-26 )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022