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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.
According to private research, GIS industry reportedly grew in the double digits in 2010 and another 8% in 2011. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2010-2011 Handbook labeled GIS skilled workers as having ”favorable job prospects” and the US Department of Labor’s High Growth Industry Profile – Geospatial Technology report found that the geospatial market is “growing at an annual rate of almost 35 [...]
GIS industry trends gain be gleaned by surveys and other reports produced by market research companies. While most of these reports can only be fully read after purchase, the executive summaries allow for an overview on the state of the GIS industry. The GIS Industry according to Daratech, a GIS research firm, grew worldwide 10.3% in [...]
A common complaint I hear is how difficult it can be to find a job in GIS. The search for a job in GIS can be challenging so the following are things to consider to make sure you are prepared for a successful career in GIS. Bring the goods Have you properly prepared for your entry into [...]
Along with a solid foundation in GIS related coursework, an internship is a must-have in developing strong GIS skills. Finding a GIS Internship Developing your real world experience using GIS is a necessity for finding a geospatial job after you’ve completed your coursework. Most entry-level GIS (jobs that usually have the title technician and specialist) [...]