Transportation Planner Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Transportation Planner is $49,671 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job.
Transportation Planner Salary (?
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$36,688 - $76,156
(Median)
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61K
76K
MEDIAN: $49,670
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Transportation Planner Salary (?
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$12.82 - $32.07
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,688 - $76,156  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,964  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $9,787  
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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$33,956 - $75,990  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 650
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $32.07  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,964  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $9,787  
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).
)
$33,956 - $75,990  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Job Description for Transportation Planner

Transportation planners design, maintain, and improve community infrastructure such as bridges, highway roads, and interstate expressways so that drivers can safely and easily travel from one place to another. These professionals may work with or for city, local, and state governments. This position may also include creating and implementing strategies to improve or further develop public transportation options.
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Transportation Planner Tasks
  • Analyze sites, environmental impacts, mitigation measures, and proposed projects.
  • Write technical reports, proposals, environmental assessments and inspection documents.
  • Coordinate technical schedule, permitting and activities for internal and external staff/consultants.
  • Represent organization to public, regulatory groups, and other groups.

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Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Planner

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 70%
New York
up arrow 53%
Los Angeles
up arrow 28%
Seattle
up arrow 21%
San Diego
up arrow 17%
Chicago
up arrow 16%
Washington
up arrow 12%
San Antonio
up arrow 6%
up arrow 2%
Indianapolis
up arrow 2%
National Average
$49,000
Phoenix
up arrow 5%
Memphis
up arrow 6%
Philadelphia
up arrow 9%
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St. Louis
up arrow 19%
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Experience Affects Transportation Planner Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Transportation Planner Salaries

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 8%
Strategic Planning
up arrow 4%
Adobe InDesign
0%
National Average
$49,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
AutoCAD
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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