The average pay for an Experienced Town Planner is AU$93,738 per year.

AU$70,299 - AU$126,709
AU$70K
AU$97K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$96,605
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50%
90%
AU$28.38 - AU$66.18
AU$28
AU$55
AU$66
MEDIAN: AU$55.00
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$134K
Salary AU$70,299 - AU$126,709
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$20,000
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$70,469 - AU$134,872
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data AU$0AU$66
Hourly Rate AU$28.38 - AU$66.18
Annual Data AU$0AU$134K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$20,000
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$70,469 - AU$134,872
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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

National Average: AU$97,164

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

Key Stats for Town Planner

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%

Skills That Affect Town Planner Salaries

National Average
AU$97,000


Project Management
▼5%

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%