The average salary for a Transportation Planner in Portland, Oregon is $71,732.
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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 Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing and Adobe Illustrator.
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 $63,200 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Transportation Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,066 based on 3 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (17.8% less), New York, New York (17.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (17.2% less).
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