US: Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) has started collecting data for 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 organisations are utilising 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 .
The anticipated publication date for the Salary Survey results will be October 2011.