Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians

6.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
40%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
10.1%
by 2031
WAGES
$95,270
or $45.80 hourly
VOLUME
370,190
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 40% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 10.1% by 2031
'Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians' was $95,270, or $45.80 hourly
'Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians' are paid 108.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as geographic information systems technologists and technicians?

As of 2021 there were 370,190 people employed as Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.26% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 380 people are employed as Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians.

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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