The average pay for a Town Planner in Perth, Western Australia is AU$97,190 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

AU$48,936 - AU$114,970
AU$49K
AU$78K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$77,738
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$116K
Salary AU$48,936 - AU$114,970
Bonus AU$500
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AU$44,095 - AU$116,733
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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.

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Key Stats for Town Planner

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Town Planner Salaries

▲15%

National Average
AU$75,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%