The average salary for an Entry-Level Town Planner is AU$60,403 per year.

AU$45,327 - AU$76,391
AU$45K
AU$60K
AU$76K
MEDIAN: AU$59,882
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.45 - AU$31.17
AU$17
AU$25
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.55
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$76K
Salary AU$45,327 - AU$76,391
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,055
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$44,392 - AU$75,660
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 226
Hourly Data AU$0AU$44
Hourly Rate AU$17.45 - AU$31.17
Overtime AU$44.25
Annual Data AU$0AU$75K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,055
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$44,392 - AU$75,660
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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$58,608

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

Key Stats for Town Planner

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Town Planner Salaries



Statutory Planning
▲2%

National Average
AU$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 86%