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Geographic Information Systems Technicians

Assist scientists or others who use geographical information systems (GIS) databases.

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Median wages for the broader occupation, Computer Occupations, All Other, are / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems.
  • Update computer database information.
  • Analyze Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data for use in green applications.
  • Analyze data to identify trends or relationships among variables.
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Job Title Examples:

Geographic Information Systems Analyst (GIS Analyst)
Geospatial Specialist
Global Position System Technician (GPS Technician)

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