An Urban Designer earns an average salary of $58,786 per year. A skill in 3D Rendering is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$44,573 - $84,368
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$45K
$59K
$84K
MEDIAN: $58,785
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90%

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$23.08 - $25.43
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$25
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,573 - $84,368  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
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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$47,258 - $82,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$24.52  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
   
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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$47,258 - $82,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Job Description for Urban Designer

An urban designer help plan land use in urban locations for public and/or private entities. They perform a number of relevant duties, such as surveying land, analyzing existing land use and needs, and educating leaders and the public on projects as needed. Urban planners usually begin projects by working with government officials and relevant individuals and organizations within the city, learning about constituents' needs and other relevant information. The urban planner has to gather materials and information for the project, as there are usually many facets of a problem they have to take into consideration before making recommendations. They work with architects and other city officials on the project, including through reviewing site plans, assessing proposals, and helping make changes to proposals and work plans as needed.

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

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Experience Affects Urban Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 48%

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Urban Designer Salaries

3D Rendering
up arrow 19%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

National Average
$57,000

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 4%

Design
up arrow 6%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 7%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 8%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 9%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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