AU$60,340
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The average pay for an Entry-Level Town Planner with Strategic Planning skills is AU$61,020 per year.

AU$45,055 - AU$72,127
AU$45K
AU$60K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$60,340
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$72K
Salary AU$45,055 - AU$72,127
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,068
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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AU$44,680 - AU$72,879
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

Job Description for Town Planner

Town planners specialize in short- and long-term decisions involving community development. Their aim to oversee the development of aspects such as agriculture, tourism, and transportation to optimize the town's growth. Town planning is a broad area of work and requires a broad range of skills to match. Some planners focus on particular areas, such as historical development or environmental aspects of building. Duties associated with town planner positions include filing zoning requests with city officials, attending meetings with potential contractors vying for development contracts, designing layouts, and conducting resource planning to meet project deadlines. Their work may involve using computer-aided design (CAD) programs.

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Town Planner Tasks

  • Develop long and short term plans for land use, growth, maintenance, and revitalization.
  • Monitor relevant legislation and ensure compliance of all projects with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Assist and make recommendations on funding allocations for programs or transportation projects.
  • Develop, design, and implement studies on transportation, air quality, housing, and population, and analyze and report on results.
  • Address social, economic, environmental, and health problems by making recommendations location improvements or zoning regulations.

Town Planner Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

-14%

-17%

National Average: AU$60,028

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

Key Stats for Town Planner

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%