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Advice What GIS Field to pursue?

wilkersonben89

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Looking for advice on which GIS field/career to pursue...I'm currently employed as a contractor at a Utility company where I manage, create, and analyze datasets regarding gas infrastructure. I recently completed a certificate program through Coursera (Specialization in GIS) and am looking for upward movement as far as career and salary go. I really enjoy GIS and have learned many different GIS concepts including map-making, the use of ModelBuilder and geoprocessing tools, neither of which are used in my current job. The GIS job environment is incredibly broad and so I was looking for advice on my next steps: What types of certificate should I pursue next? What type of jobs/skills are most needed in GIS? What are the current and future trends of GIS careers?
 
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