Three GIS industry veterans, Toby Soto, Wade Kloos, and Tim Nolan, offer their decades of experience to help others in this series of GIS related webinars.
Salary site payscale.com released the results of its 2014 college survey that looks at which college majors pay the best and are the most meaningful. The survey was developed from 1.4 million respondents to its PayScale Salary Survey which collects data about jobs, compensation, employer, demographics and educational background. So what did those who majored […]
URISA has just released the second edition of Model GIS Job Descriptions as an eBook. The first edition was published back in 2000 and was written by William Huxhold, a professor in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin. The new edition contains updated geospatial industry job […]
Those currently studying for a career in GIS should consider carefully how to start their GIS employment. One of the most important strategies is to obtain a GIS internship. A poll of GIS professionals held on GIS Lounge last year found that more than half of respondents held a 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 […]
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 – Job Listings • GIS Job Sites • GIS […]
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.