The average salary for an Early-Career Transportation Planner with Data Analysis skills is $56,582.
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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) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing, Strategic Planning, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Planner
An entry-level Transportation Planner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,606 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Transportation Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,917 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Transportation Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,954 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,698.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Transportation Planner in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (13.8% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.6% less) and Austin, Texas (3.5% less).
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