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GIS Salary Survey Results

Posted on July 27, 2011. Filed under: .NET, AGIS Server API for Flex, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Server for Silverlight, ESRI, GeoSpatial Training Services, JavaScript, Open Source GIS, OpenLayers, PostGIS, Python |

We’re keeping the survey open through July 31st.  If you haven’t already participated in the survey please take a few moments to do so and forward this to your colleagues.

To date we have had 731 respondents.  Here are some of the highlights:

  • 40% of respondents list their job titles as either GIS Analyst or GIS Technician.  16% are GIS Managers/Coordinators/Directors, and 6% GIS Developers/Programmers.
  • 40% of respondents have 10 years of experience or greater.
  • 43% have a Master’s degree or higher.  Should You Get a Master’s Degree in GIS?
  • 70% of respondents are male.  I suppose this is better than it was 10 years ago, but we really need to attract more women to the field.
  • 41% of you are between the ages of 30-39.  24%  are between the ages of 40-49.  Less than 2% are above the age of 60.
  • Salaries appear to be widely dispersed with 29% between $50,000-$70,000/year.  I was surprised to see almost 13% below $20,000/year.
  • ESRI is far and away the most popular platform with 93% of respondents indicating this as one of their primary platforms.  This question allows more than one platform to be selected.  Open Source GIS software came in second at 14%.  I suspect this will grow quite a bit in the coming years.
  • Primary programming languages in use include .NET (55%), Python (50%) , JavaScript (27%), Java (20%), and Flex (17%).  You can learn more about Python, JavaScript, and Flex through our training classes.

You can get all the results here.

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Programming ArcObjects with .NET E-Learning Course Released

Posted on September 17, 2009. Filed under: .NET, ArcObjects, ESRI |

We are pleased to announce the availability of a course that we believe will be a huge benefit to our students.  Our new  course “Programming ArcObjects with Microsoft .NET” is composed of a series of 14 modules that will teach you how to program ArcObjects using Microsoft .NET. This is the self-paced courseware version of our popular Internet based, instructor led course.

Course Modules:
Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft .NET
Module 2: Introduction to Visual Studio .NET
Module 3: From VB to VB.NET
Module 4: Introduction to C#
Module 5: Extending ArcGIS Desktop Fundamentals
Module 6: Building ArcGIS Desktop Commands and Commandbars
Module 7: Extending Application Windows
Module 8: Creating Custom ArcGIS Extensions
Module 9: Building GeoProcessing Tools
Module 10: Extending the Editor
Module 11: Extending the Geodatabase
Module 12: Creating .NET Installation Programs
Module 13: Introduction to Programming ArcGIS Engine with Microsoft .NET
Module 14: Introduction to Programming ArcGIS Server with Microsoft .NET

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