Careers and Employment Outlook Job demand: The administration has recognized GIS as one of the top three High Growth Job Areas. the Department of Labor predicts an expansion of GIS jobs nationwide from 10-14% in annual growth increase through 2014.Local job market: Graduates from the GIS program at Del Mar College are in high demand from local area businesses and governments. Companies such as AEP, Robert Young & Associates Surveying, Penasco Petro, Nueces Rural Electric Cooperative, Becker Ag. Products, Nueces County Appraisal District, Uranium Resources, Inc., Capnor Inc., Frontier Surveying, TCEQ, Digital Mapping, GeoTech Center, Ingleside ED, EOG Resources, TXDoT, and the City of Corpus Christi have all hired graduates. Salaries range from mid-$30s ( starting) to mid-$50s (within two years). The regional and national workforce demands for GIS program graduates looks continually strong in the foreseeable future.