The GISjobs.com Salary Survey

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California

Respondents

Responses: 256
Avg Exp: 6.46 years
Avg Salary: $59,091
Male: 66%
Female: 34%

Education

AD: 7%
BA: 36%
BS: 20%
MA: 9%
MS: 19%
PhD: 2%
None: 5%
Other: 4%

AVG Salary

1 year exp: $37,665
2 years exp: $46,014
3 years exp: $49,838
4 years exp: $45,863
5 years exp: $58,513
6 years exp: $53,913
7 years exp: $73,717
8 years exp: $84,571
9 years exp: $62,889
10 years exp: $70,648
11 years exp: $64,150
12 years exp: $80,643
13 years exp: $67,313
14 years exp: $106,015
15 years exp: $90,083
16 years exp: $99,000
17 years exp: $104,650
18 years exp: $93,200
19 years exp: $90,000
20 years exp: $77,500
21 years exp: $86,563

Products Used

Linux: 8%
Macintosh: 20%
Novell: 1%

 

Unix: 5%
Windows: 75%

Miscellaneous

Access: 26%
C++: 5%
DB2: 1%
dBase: 9%
ER Mapper: 3%
ERDAS: 13%
FoxPro: 0%
GeoMedia: 5%
Idrisi: 2%
InfoCAD: 3%

 

Java: 9%
Leica: 2%
MapInfo: 10%
MicroStation: 6%
MS MapPoint: 5%
MSSQL: 15%
ODBC: 5%
Oracle: 10%
Smallworld: 0%
Visual Basic: 9%

AutoDesk

AutoCAD: 22%
AutoCAD Civil: 5%

 

AutoCAD Map: 7%
Other AutoDesk: 2%

ESRI

ArcCatalog: 73%
ArcEditor: 38%
ArcGIS: 88%
ArcInfo: 35%
ArcMap: 82%

 

ArcPad: 14%
ArcSDE: 30%
ArcView: 39%
Other ESRI: 38%

GPS

Garmin: 31%
Magellan: 6%
Other GPS: 14%

 

Pathfinder: 12%
TomTom: 8%
Trimble: 27%

LIDAR

Other LIDAR: 11%
TerraMatch: 2%
TerraModeller: 2%

 

TerraPhoto: 3%
TerraScan: 6%


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