Entry-Level Urban Planner Salary

The average Entry-Level Urban Planner can expect to rake in roughly $50K annually. Women Entry-Level Urban Planners who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Entry-Level Urban Planners report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,446 - $65,188
$38K
$50K
$65K
MEDIAN: $49,690
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50%
90%

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$15.00 - $28.37
$15
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $20.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,446 - $65,188  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$37,248 - $64,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 404
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $28.37  
   
Overtime
$17.79 - $48.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$37,248 - $64,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,530

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Entry-Level Urban Planners will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 23 percent. Entry-Level Urban Planners can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), New York (+11 percent), and Portland (+9 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Entry-Level Urban Planners is geography, with workers 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).

Key Stats for Urban Planner

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
11%
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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 38 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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