The average pay for an Urban and Regional Planner is AU$68,713 per year. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.

AU$45,371 - AU$131,778
AU$45K
AU$69K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$69,245
10%
50%
90%
AU$23.00 - AU$31.43
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$28.90
50%
AU$0AU$131K
Salary AU$45,371 - AU$131,778
Bonus AU$4,943
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$46,338 - AU$127,233
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$28.90
Annual Data AU$0AU$127K
Bonus AU$4,943
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$46,338 - AU$127,233
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Urban and Regional Planner

An urban regional planner works in the urban planning field. They create plans for the purpose of optimizing efficiency and effectiveness of a community’s land and infrastructure. For example, some urban planners focus on zoning and land use requirements, while others focus on sidewalk design and streetlight installation to optimize traffic flow. Other areas of emphasis include transportation systems (e.g., railways), urban development, and environmental reclamation.

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Urban and Regional 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.

Urban and Regional Planner Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,192

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

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Key Stats for Urban and Regional Planner

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Urban and Regional Planner Salaries

▲34%

▲7%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼17%

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 93%