Entry-Level Urban Planner Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Urban Planners sits in the ballpark of $50K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Urban Planners (52 percent) survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,775 - $65,667
$39K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,581
10%
50%
90%

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$14.96 - $28.98
$15
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.50
10%
50%
90%

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$0$65K
Salary $38,775 - $65,667
Bonus $0.00 - $3,699
Profit Sharing $1,250
Total Pay (?
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$37,868 - $65,456
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 433
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $14.96 - $28.98
Overtime $10.14 - $47.41
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,699
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$37,868 - $65,456
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

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Urban Planner Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,566

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

Surpassing the national average by 23 percent, Entry-Level Urban Planners in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Urban Planners can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), New York (+11 percent), and Portland (+9 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Entry-Level Urban Planners in Indianapolis earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Minneapolis (9 percent lower) and Miami (7 percent lower).

Urban Planner Advice

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

Urban Planner in Eagle River:
"Very Interesting Field."
Be prepared to move about. Be interested in people.

Key Stats for Urban Planner

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Urban Planner Salaries

Technical Writing
▲7%






Microsoft Office
▲1%

Graphic Design
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

Design
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼2%

AutoCAD
▼4%

autodesk autocad
▼4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼7%

ArcGIS
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 10%
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