City Planner Salary (United States)

The average salary for a City Planner is $56,182 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
City Planner Salary (?
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$40,195 - $93,329
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MEDIAN: $56,181
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City Planner Salary (?
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$9.79 - $32.78
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,195 - $93,329  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
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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$33,559 - $92,448  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $32.78  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
   
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).
)
$33,559 - $92,448  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.

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Experience Affects City Planner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$54,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 5%
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