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Understanding typical GIS job titles

Understanding typical GIS job titles

Industry, Jobs
So you have heard of fancy GIS job titles out there and you wonder what they mean, or what exactly the guys in those capacities do. You want, say , to be a GIS analyst, but don’t know the right requirements for you to be able to fit in. Or you are puzzled in the difference between a GIS developer and a GIS programmer. This article is just for you. GIS has evolved over the past years, and so is everything associated with it, including these job titles. Well, you will agree with me that there is no formal uniformity or consistency in the naming of these titles, because this greatly varies with an organization, and you may find that a certain GIS position has the similar duties, responsibilities or qualifications as another one. But with that said, here are some of the common GIS job title