A list of our favorite GIS job sites and related resources.
GIS Job Search
- The GIS Jobs Clearinghouse
- GIS Connection
- ESRI Careers
- GIS Job Board
- Indeed.com is a job gold mine also known as a sweeper site. Lots of great opportunities listed here. Try searching for GIS or GIS Intern or a random location.
- See Current GIS Internship Opportunities
- Check out our GIS Internship Student Spotlights
- Take a look at Past Student Internship Locations
GIS jobs range from part-time to full-time positions, and salary varies widely by location, discipline, and experience. Salary reports for the U.S. from multiple sources range between about $30,000 for an entry-level analyst to $80,000+ for GIS managers/supervisors.
For a more in-depth look at GIS salaries, check out the following:
GeoChalkboard Salary Survey Results July 27, 2011
indeed.com GIS job search: indeed.com is a "sweeper site."
GIS Career Resources:
Visit esri.com Careers in GIS: Find out more about how to become a part of a key emerging and evolving industry throughout the world.
Building a Career in GIS : A GIS Lounge article describing steps to begin a career in GIS.
AAG Career Guide: The American Association of Geographers offers a Career Guide for geographers. We recommend this site to recent geography graduates.
How to Survive the Interview Process: This GIS Lounge article covers the basics of preparing for a GIS interview.
GIS Lounge compiled GIS Job Descriptions
GeoCommunity Careers: What Skills Does a GIS Analyst Require?
URISA Model Job Descriptions: A guide intended for employers to use when creating GIS jobs and a resource for job seekers to use when searching for a job that fits their skill level and when creating their resume.