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Geographic Information Systems Technicians

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Assist scientists, technologists, 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.


  • Employment is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations and add 286,600 new jobs over the 2008-18 decade.
  • Excellent job prospects are expected.
  • Workers can enter this field with many different levels of formal education, but relevant computer skills are always needed.


Personality I'm a problem solver
Salary $79,930/yr ($39.97/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors