- Consultants experienced the greatest average increase (from an average of $71,280 in 2003 to a current average annual salary of $96,786).
- Respondents employed by county government enjoyed the most significant average salary increase (a 33.3 percent increase over the 2003 average).
- Certified GIS Professionals (GISPs) earn, on average, nearly $9,000 more per year compared to those who are not certified $66,308 vs. $57,669).
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Tuesday, August 07, 2007
URISA's Salary Survey Results Published - Noted in GIS Monitor Park Ridge, Illinois — August 1, 2007 — More than 2,400 individuals participated in the latest URISA Salary Survey, a significant increase over the previous three surveys released in 1998, 2000 and 2003. The latest publication includes a much wider-range of detailed information. Additions include more job titles and questions pertaining to the increase/decrease of department size, professional certification, specific computer skills and soft skills, salary fluctuation, and zip/postal codes for better geocoding. Here are some highlights: On average, survey respondents earned $60,050 in 2006, which represented an increase of 13.8 percent over the 2003 average of $52,750. Salaries varied according to job title, location, type of employer and other factors: