The GISjobs.com Salary Survey

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California

Respondents

Responses: 240
Avg Exp: 6.48 years
Avg Salary: $59,068
Male: 65%
Female: 35%

Education

AD: 7%
BA: 36%
BS: 18%
MA: 9%
MS: 20%
PhD: 2%
None: 5%
Other: 4%

AVG Salary

1 year exp: $38,700
2 years exp: $45,711
3 years exp: $50,200
4 years exp: $45,863
5 years exp: $56,514
6 years exp: $53,913
7 years exp: $71,126
8 years exp: $81,667
9 years exp: $64,500
10 years exp: $69,680
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
20 years exp: $77,500
21 years exp: $91,214

Products Used

Linux: 8%
Macintosh: 19%
Novell: 1%

 

Unix: 5%
Windows: 75%

Miscellaneous

Access: 27%
C++: 5%
DB2: 1%
dBase: 10%
ER Mapper: 3%
ERDAS: 13%
FoxPro: 0%
GeoMedia: 5%
Idrisi: 3%
InfoCAD: 3%

 

Java: 9%
Leica: 2%
MapInfo: 11%
MicroStation: 6%
MS MapPoint: 6%
MSSQL: 14%
ODBC: 5%
Oracle: 10%
Smallworld: 0%
Visual Basic: 10%

AutoDesk

AutoCAD: 23%
AutoCAD Civil: 4%

 

AutoCAD Map: 8%
Other AutoDesk: 2%

ESRI

ArcCatalog: 72%
ArcEditor: 38%
ArcGIS: 87%
ArcInfo: 37%
ArcMap: 81%

 

ArcPad: 14%
ArcSDE: 30%
ArcView: 39%
Other ESRI: 36%

GPS

Garmin: 29%
Magellan: 7%
Other GPS: 14%

 

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

LIDAR

Other LIDAR: 11%
TerraMatch: 2%
TerraModeller: 3%

 

TerraPhoto: 3%
TerraScan: 5%


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