City-Planning Engineer Salary

The average pay for a City-Planning Engineer is $77,357 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$53,354 - $110,105
MEDIAN: $77,356

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$53,354 - $110,105  
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$51,225 - $109,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for City-Planning Engineer

City-planning engineers play a key role in maintaining the healthy growth of their communities. They are generally responsible for: planning land use within the community; making zoning and construction recommendations; studying environmental impacts of land use; solving problems caused by zoning and usage regulations; and overseeing cost studies which determine whether renovation or complete reconstruction of blighted or underused areas is necessary.


City-Planning Engineer Tasks

  • Monitor projects, award contracts and coordinate subcontractors.
  • Evaluate and provide feasibility reports on proposed plans and projects.
  • Attend and present at municipal planning meetings.
  • Oversee the planning, coordination, and activities of the engineering division.
  • Provide insight into expenditures and budgeting.

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


17 %
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 3%