The GISjobs.com Salary Survey

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California

Respondents

Responses: 328
Avg Exp: 6.67 years
Avg Salary: $62,230
Male: 66%
Female: 34%

Education

AD: 7%
BA: 35%
BS: 22%
MA: 7%
MS: 19%
PhD: 2%
None: 5%
Other: 3%

AVG Salary

1 year exp: $40,666
2 years exp: $46,193
3 years exp: $50,254
4 years exp: $54,627
5 years exp: $59,269
6 years exp: $63,782
7 years exp: $77,280
8 years exp: $90,289
9 years exp: $64,100
10 years exp: $72,765
11 years exp: $69,720
12 years exp: $80,643
13 years exp: $75,318
14 years exp: $104,343
15 years exp: $92,643
16 years exp: $99,000
17 years exp: $104,650
18 years exp: $111,600
19 years exp: $83,500
20 years exp: $77,500
21 years exp: $94,194

Products Used

Linux: 7%
Macintosh: 19%
Novell: 1%

 

Unix: 4%
Windows: 75%

Miscellaneous

Access: 25%
C++: 5%
DB2: 1%
dBase: 9%
ER Mapper: 3%
ERDAS: 10%
FoxPro: 0%
GeoMedia: 5%
Idrisi: 2%
InfoCAD: 2%

 

Java: 8%
Leica: 3%
MapInfo: 8%
MicroStation: 5%
MS MapPoint: 4%
MSSQL: 15%
ODBC: 6%
Oracle: 9%
Smallworld: 0%
Visual Basic: 9%

AutoDesk

AutoCAD: 20%
AutoCAD Civil: 5%

 

AutoCAD Map: 7%
Other AutoDesk: 3%

ESRI

ArcCatalog: 70%
ArcEditor: 34%
ArcGIS: 88%
ArcInfo: 30%
ArcMap: 79%

 

ArcPad: 12%
ArcSDE: 28%
ArcView: 34%
Other ESRI: 37%

GPS

Garmin: 27%
Magellan: 5%
Other GPS: 16%

 

Pathfinder: 9%
TomTom: 6%
Trimble: 26%

LIDAR

Other LIDAR: 12%
TerraMatch: 2%
TerraModeller: 2%

 

TerraPhoto: 2%
TerraScan: 5%


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