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The average pay for a Transportation Planner with AutoCAD skills is $18.66 per hour.

The average pay for a Transportation Planner with AutoCAD skills is $53,393 per year.

MEDIAN $18.66
MEDIAN $53,393
$43,656 - $66,084
MEDIAN: $53,393

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Salary $43,656 - $66,084
Bonus $1,500
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$36,804 - $64,183
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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.


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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Transportation Planner Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Transportation Planner?

Transportation Planner in Houston:
"Transportation Planner."
Pros: Involvement in multimodal transportation projects across the city. Flexible hours, good benefits.
Cons: Lacks upward mobility. Lower pay.

Transportation Planner in Omaha:
"Stress level."
Very high stressed working environment.

Transportation Planner in Dickson:
"The standing for hours."
To be sure not to break down to soon. That you are going to be overloaded. Alot of stress if you cannot handle stress then dont apply.

Transportation Planner in Espanola:
"Multitasking on Multiple Projects."
Follow the guidelines from the Federal Register and all will work for the projects to excel and produce a good product!

Transportation Planner in Milwaukee:
"Fast paced."
Pros: No micro management, ideas are welcomed, laid back office environment.
Cons: Low compensation, unorganized, 50+ hours per week, stress, overall poor attitude of people in industry.

Transportation Planner in New York:
"Working as a travel planner is very interesting."
Pros: What I like most about my job is that I can simply help someone with booking a reservation for them to get to one destination to another and they're so appreciative and grateful about it, and for me to be able to make a person happy then that makes me happy.
Cons: The pay rate seems to be the issue. It's not a Income you can really survive on.

Key Stats for Transportation Planner


33 %
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


33 %
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits