City Planner Salary

A City Planner earns an average salary of $54,923 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$42,157 - $91,283
(Median)
$42K
$55K
$91K
MEDIAN: $54,922
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50%
90%

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$10.07 - $32.32
(Median)
$10
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$42,157 - $91,283  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,400 - $90,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $32.32  
   
Overtime
$22.38 - $44.23  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$39,400 - $90,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for City Planner

  • Develop, design, and implement studies on transportation, air quality, housing, and population, and analyze and report on results.
  • Address social, economic, environmental, and health problems by making recommendations location improvements or zoning regulations.
  • Assist and make recommendations on funding allocations for programs or transportation projects.
  • Develop long and short term plans for land use, growth, maintenance, and revitalization.
  • Monitor relevant legislation and ensure compliance of all projects with federal, state, and local regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for City Planner

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

City Planner Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

City Planner in Baraboo:
"Marketing Services."
Get some relevant work experience first before getting a master's degree. Stress level is high.

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Experience Affects City Planner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 6%