Geographic Information Systems Specialists


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Geographic Information Systems Specialists

Geographic Information Systems Specialists - Wages & Trends

Salaries vary with education level, specialty, and employer. The individual's specialty and level of experience and responsibility also affect wages. Those who have supervisory duties usually earn higher wages.

GIS specialists who work full time often receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance. Some employers also provide a retirement plan. 

Wage information is not available specifically for geographic information systems specialists. However, they are part of the larger group of "surveying and mapping technicians."

Surveying and mapping technicians (SOC 17-3031)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $16.31 $20.39 $30.77
Yearly $33,918 $42,412 $64,000
    Champaign Area Hourly $14.68 $18.59 $32.86
Yearly $30,535 $38,675 $68,340
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $9.32 $17.66 $21.71
Yearly $19,376 $36,726 $45,159
    Cook County Hourly $16.24 $20.56 $34.05
Yearly $33,769 $42,766 $70,833
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $14.57 $16.49 $18.66
Yearly $30,304 $34,305 $38,818
    Du Page County Hourly $25.79 $32.12 $46.20
Yearly $53,642 $66,809 $96,094
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $17.08 $20.09 $34.21
Yearly $35,527 $41,778 $71,150
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $20.48 $23.01 $29.14
Yearly $42,601 $47,852 $60,619
    Lake County Hourly $16.61 $18.32 $20.41
Yearly $34,557 $38,105 $42,446
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $16.77 $22.81 $28.68
Yearly $34,881 $47,446 $59,652
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $18.51 $26.68 $30.05
Yearly $38,500 $55,491 $62,513
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $9.22 $17.86 $22.10
Yearly $19,170 $37,149 $45,974
    Springfield Area Hourly $24.60 $28.07 $31.87
Yearly $51,174 $58,383 $66,283
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $20.70 $28.07 $32.61
Yearly $43,062 $58,382 $67,827
United States Hourly $16.81 $21.64 $28.40
Yearly $34,960 $45,010 $59,070

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.