Geographic Information Systems Technicians
- Recommend procedures or equipment or software upgrades to increase data accessibility or ease of use.
- Provide technical support to users or clients regarding the maintenance, development, or operation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases, equipment, or applications.
- Read current literature, talk with colleagues, continue education, or participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology, equipment, or systems.
- Confer with users to analyze, configure, or troubleshoot applications.
- Select cartographic elements needed for effective presentation of information.
- Transfer or rescale information from original photographs onto maps or other photographs.
- Review existing or incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality, or completeness of documentation.
- Interpret aerial or ortho photographs.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
National: + 9.3%
Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)