The average salary for a Transportation Planner in New York, New York is $59,360.
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Job Description for Transportation Planner
Transportation planners design, maintain, and improve community infrastructure such as bridges, highway roads, and interstate expressways so that drivers can safely and easily travel from one place to another. These professionals may work with or for city, local, and state governments. This position may also include creating and implementing strategies to improve or further develop public transportation options. Planners work with the needs of the public, as well as the limitations of the envi…Read more
Transportation Planner Tasks
- Coordinate technical schedule, permitting and activities for internal and external staff/consultants.
- Represent organization to public, regulatory groups, and other groups.
- Analyze sites, environmental impacts, mitigation measures, and proposed projects.
- Write technical reports, proposals, environmental assessments and inspection documents.
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Popular Skills for Transportation Planner
Skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Strategic Planning and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Planner
An early career Transportation Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,877 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Transportation Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,321 based on 7 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Transportation Planner in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (10.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.6% less).
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