Urban Designer Salary

An Urban Designer earns an average salary of $58,582 per year. A skill in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 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.

$45,913 - $84,611
$46K
$59K
$85K
MEDIAN: $58,582
10%
50%
90%

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$23.08 - $25.43
$25
MEDIAN: $24.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$45,913 - $84,611  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$47,790 - $82,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$24.52  
   
Overtime
$38.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
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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$47,790 - $82,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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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Pay by Experience Level for Urban Designer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,759

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Urban Designer

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Urban Designer Salaries

Experienced
▲36%

Late-Career
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$58,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Urban Designer Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲15%

Project Management
▲8%

3D Rendering
▲4%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▲3%

Adobe Photoshop
▲1%

National Average
$58,000

autodesk autocad
▼4%

Graphic Design
▼5%

Design
▼7%


Adobe InDesign
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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