The GISjobs.com Salary Survey

USA - Entry Level

Respondents

Responses: 125
Avg Exp: 1.73 years
Avg Salary: $34,006
Male: 64%
Female: 36%

Education

AD: 9%
BA: 27%
BS: 47%
MA: 6%
MS: 7%
None: 2%
Other: 2%

AVG Salary

1 year exp: $34,907
2 years exp: $31,556
3 years exp: $28,504
4 years exp: $30,000
6 years exp: $20,000
13 years exp: $90,000
21 years exp: $54,000

Products Used

Linux: 6%
Macintosh: 28%
Novell: 1%

 

Unix: 3%
Windows: 77%

Miscellaneous

Access: 18%
C++: 4%
DB2: 1%
dBase: 3%
ER Mapper: 1%
ERDAS: 10%
FoxPro: 0%
GeoMedia: 5%
Idrisi: 2%
InfoCAD: 6%

 

Java: 12%
Leica: 2%
MapInfo: 5%
MicroStation: 2%
MS MapPoint: 6%
MSSQL: 5%
ODBC: 1%
Oracle: 4%
Smallworld: 2%
Visual Basic: 6%

AutoDesk

AutoCAD: 14%
AutoCAD Civil: 2%

 

AutoCAD Map: 5%
Other AutoDesk: 0%

ESRI

ArcCatalog: 62%
ArcEditor: 29%
ArcGIS: 77%
ArcInfo: 20%
ArcMap: 76%

 

ArcPad: 7%
ArcSDE: 12%
ArcView: 31%
Other ESRI: 21%

GPS

Garmin: 32%
Magellan: 9%
Other GPS: 16%

 

Pathfinder: 7%
TomTom: 14%
Trimble: 25%

LIDAR

Other LIDAR: 7%
TerraMatch: 3%
TerraModeller: 2%

 

TerraPhoto: 4%
TerraScan: 6%