Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
40%
risk level
POLLING
52%
Based on 51 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
10.1%
by year 2032
WAGES
$98,740
or $47.47 per hour
Volume
416,320
as of 2022

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Computer Occupations, All Other.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.7/10

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Automation risk

40% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

We haven't found any important qualities of this job that can't be easily automated

User poll

52% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which shows 40% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Computer Occupations, All Other' job openings is expected to rise 10.1% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Computer Occupations, All Other' was $98,740, or $47 per hour

'Computer Occupations, All Other' were paid 113.2% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 416,320 people employed as 'Computer Occupations, All Other' within the United States.

This represents around 0.28% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 355 people are employed as 'Computer Occupations, All Other'.

Job description

Assist scientists or related professionals in building, maintaining, modifying, or using geographic information systems (GIS) databases. May also perform some custom application development or provide user support.

SOC Code: 15-1299.02

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