URISA is now collecting data for it’s 2010-2011 Salary Survey for IT and GIS Professionals. Similar to the salary surveys from 2003 and 2007, the survey will provide current information related to salary and responsibilities by employer type, geographic location, and professional GIS experience. This year’s survey will also provide information on how department sizes have changed, how organizations are utilizing the latest technology, and professional certification.
The purpose for collecting this information is to provide GIS and IT Professionals and hiring managers with insight on the current state of the job market in order to make more informed decisions regarding employment. The survey is open to all GIS and IT Professionals and is available at http://www.urisa.org/2010_salary_survey.
The anticipated publication date for the Salary Survey results will be October 2011.
Founded in 1963, URISA – The Association for GIS Professionals – is a leading provider of learning and knowledge for the GIS community. URISA is a multidisciplinary association where professionals from all parts of the spatial data community come together to share concerns and ideas. For more information, please visit www.urisa.org or call 847-824-6300.
[Source: URISA press release]