Earning your Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems degree puts in you in a position to grow your career in a wide variety of industries. According to psmarketresearch.com/ the global GIS market is expected to grow by 11.6% between 2020-2030 with companies making major investments in GIS technology.
A GIS specialist is responsible for creating and maintaining Geographic Information Systems (GIS), which are used to collect, store, and analyze data related to geographic areas. They may work in a variety of industries, such as government, engineering, or natural resources, and may use GIS to solve problems or support decision-making. GIS specialists typically have a strong background in computer science and geography, and may also have experience with cartography, surveying, or land management.
They use a variety of software programs to create maps and visualizations, and must be able to effectively communicate their findings to others. Explore our course curriculum to learn more about the software this program builds your skills in. GIS is used in a variety of industries, such as transportation, urban planning, environmental management, and marketing. It can be used to track trends, plan projects, and assess risks. For example, a transportation planner might use GIS to study traffic patterns, while an environmental manager might use GIS to track the spread of an invasive species.
The most common type of GIS job is that of a GIS analyst. GIS analysts use GIS software to create maps and reports. They may also be responsible for collecting and managing data, as well as providing training and support to other users of GIS software.
Other common GIS jobs include:
These roles feature a variety of daily duties such as using software to create maps and reports, overseeing the use of GIS within their organization, overseeing the use of GIS across multiple organizations.
There is a wide range of salaries for GIS jobs, depending on the type of position, the employer, and the level of experience and education. Senior level GIS jobs typically pay upwards of $100,000 per year.
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Here are some estimated salaries based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
These jobs have an average growth rate of 7% over the next 10 years.
According to gisgeography.com these are the types of jobs you can typically get with an MS in GIS are as follows;
According to psmarketresearch.com the market growth rate over the next 10 years in Geographic Information Systems is 11.6%. Companies are investing in this type of technology in a wide variety of industries
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