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User Types


User types let you control how your organizations work by matching team members with the capabilities and apps they need to complete their work. User types provide focused identity, capabilities, and access to applications in ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise. Explore the flexible licensing options below.

GIS Professional or Creator is required to purchase the other user types.

GIS Professional

Capabilities

  • Create and manage 2D and 3D location data
  • Analyze data to understand trends
  • Access authoritative data to accelerate your work and expand analysis
  • Produce advanced maps with ease
  • Use scientific, analytical tools to deepen your understanding
  • Share maps, apps, and insights with your team

Included apps  view

  • Essential Apps Bundle
  • Field Apps Bundle
  • Office Apps Bundle
  • ArcGIS Pro (Basic, Standard, or Advanced)

Compatible add-on apps

ArcGIS Navigator, ArcGIS Business Analyst, ArcGIS Insights, ArcGIS Drone2Map, ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud, ArcGIS Maps for Power BI, ArcGIS Tracker

Creator

Capabilities

  • Create maps and apps
  • Analyze data to understand trends
  • Share maps with your team or the public
  • Collaborate with team members
  • Administer users and content within the organization
  • Use content from ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World 

Included apps view

  • Essential Apps Bundle
  • Field Apps Bundle
  • Office Apps Bundle

Compatible add-on apps

ArcGIS Navigator, ArcGIS Business Analyst, ArcGIS Insights, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Drone2Map, ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud, ArcGIS Maps for Power BI, ArcGIS Tracker

Viewer

Capabilities

  • View your team's private maps and apps

Included apps  view

  • Essential Apps Bundle (view-only access)

Compatible add-on apps

ArcGIS Navigator, ArcGIS Maps for Power BI, ArcGIS Tracker

Editor

Capabilities

  • Edit existing data
  • Add new data

Included apps view

  • Essential Apps Bundle (edit-only access)

Compatible add-on apps

ArcGIS Collector, ArcGIS Survey123, ArcGIS Workforce, ArcGIS Navigator, ArcGIS QuickCapture, ArcGIS Tracker

Field Worker

Capabilities

  • Collect and edit data
  • Manage field assignments

Included apps  view

  • Field Apps Bundle
  • Essential Apps Bundle (edit-only access)

Compatible add-on apps

ArcGIS Navigator, ArcGIS Tracker

Storyteller

Empower every storyteller in your organization with ArcGIS StoryMaps, Esri's next generation storytelling tool.

Capabilities

  • Create story maps
  • Create express maps within your story map
  • View and embed web maps and shared organizational content in your story map
  • Share story maps publicly or within your organization only

Included apps  view

  • ArcGIS StoryMaps
  • Essential Apps Bundle (view-only access)

Insights Analyst

Capabilities

  • Access ArcGIS Insights
  • Perform exploratory, statistical, link, and spatial analysis in one place
  • Create maps, charts, and tables from spatial and tabular data
  • Directly connect to enterprise databases (SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SAP HANA)
  • Directly connect to Python and R kernels
  • Create, share, and run analysis models

Included apps  view

  • ArcGIS Insights

Compare user types


Compare what you get with each ArcGIS user type below to pick the right licensing mix for your needs.

Compare user types

Viewer
Editor
Field Worker
Creator
GIS Professional

Compare user types

z

View your team's private maps and apps

Use ArcGIS Essential Apps

Edit data

Use Field Apps Bundle

Use Office Apps Bundle

Use ArcGIS StoryMaps

Create maps and apps

Perform analysis

Administer the organization

Use ArcGIS Pro

Included credits

Viewer

View your team's private maps and apps

Yes

Use ArcGIS Essential Apps

Yes

Edit data

No

Use Field Apps Bundle

No

Use Office Apps Bundle

No

Use ArcGIS StoryMaps

No

Create maps and apps

No

Perform analysis

No

Administer the organization

No

Use ArcGIS Pro

No

Included credits

0
Editor

View your team's private maps and apps

Yes

Use ArcGIS Essential Apps

Yes

Edit data

Yes

Use Field Apps Bundle

No

Use Office Apps Bundle

No

Use ArcGIS StoryMaps

No

Create maps and apps

No

Perform analysis

No

Administer the organization

No

Use ArcGIS Pro

No

Included credits

250
Field Worker

View your team's private maps and apps

Yes

Use ArcGIS Essential Apps

Yes

Edit data

Yes

Use Field Apps Bundle

Yes

Use Office Apps Bundle

No

Use ArcGIS StoryMaps

No

Create maps and apps

No

Perform analysis

No

Administer the organization

No

Use ArcGIS Pro

No

Included credits

250
Creator

View your team's private maps and apps

Yes

Use ArcGIS Essential Apps

Yes

Edit data

Yes

Use Field Apps Bundle

Yes

Use Office Apps Bundle

Yes

Use ArcGIS StoryMaps

Yes

Create maps and apps

Yes

Perform analysis

Yes

Administer the organization

Yes

Use ArcGIS Pro

No

Included credits

500
GIS Professional

View your team's private maps and apps

Yes

Use ArcGIS Essential Apps

Yes

Edit data

Yes

Use Field Apps Bundle

Yes

Use Office Apps Bundle

Yes

Use ArcGIS StoryMaps

Yes

Create maps and apps

Yes

Perform analysis

Yes

Administer the organization

Yes

Use ArcGIS Pro

Yes

Included credits

500

Compare user types

Storyteller
Insights Analyst

Compare user types

z

View your team's private maps and apps

Perform analysis

Use ArcGIS Essential Apps

Use ArcGIS StoryMaps

Use ArcGIS Insights

Included credits

Storyteller

View your team's private maps and apps

Yes

Perform analysis

No

Use ArcGIS Essential Apps

Yes

Use ArcGIS StoryMaps

Yes

Use ArcGIS Insights

No

Included credits

0
Insights Analyst

View your team's private maps and apps

No

Perform analysis

Yes

Use ArcGIS Essential Apps

No

Use ArcGIS StoryMaps

No

Use ArcGIS Insights

Yes

Included credits

1,000

Essential Apps Bundle

Included with all user types


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