Tag: gis career
Mark Greninger has been the Geographic Information Officer (GIO) for Los Angeles County since 2006. In this latest Profiles from the Geospatial Community installment, Greninger shares his thoughts about the field of GIS.
What skills are needed to be a successful GIS professional? Broken down by category, listed here is an in progress list of all the skills a GIS professional may be required to have. Provide your input on essential skills in the comment section below. Cartography Map Elements Know all the components of a map layout. [...]
GIS is not a static field and neither should your ongoing professional development be. With more and more academic institutions offering GIS certificate and degree-based programs, the competition in the field for GIS jobs is growing. GIS Career • GIS Gig • GIS Job Sites • GIS Job Descriptions • Preparing for a GIS Job [...]
For those of you still sitting on the fence about developing some hands on experience with the open source GIS platform Quantum GIS, or QGIS as it is more commonly know, here are five very strong reasons to start this Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) now.
What are the average salaries for a GIS Analyst, GIS technician, or GIS manager? Finding out that answer depends on a variety of factors from the industry the job is located in, years of experience, and education level of the GIS employee. Salaries also vary greatly by region/ The best way to get an estimate as to your earning power based on your location, experience, and field of interest is through GIS salary surverys.