The average salary for an Urban Designer is $58,412.
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Job Description for Urban Designer
An urban designer help plan land use in urban locations for public and/or private entities. They perform a number of relevant duties, such as surveying land, analyzing existing land use and needs, and educating leaders and the public on projects as needed. Urban planners usually begin projects by working with government officials and relevant individuals and organizations within the city, learning about constituents' needs and other relevant information. The urban planner has to gather materials…Read more
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Popular Skills for Urban Designer
Skills in Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Urban Designer
An entry-level Urban Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,496 based on 10 salaries. An early career Urban Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,277 based on 121 salaries. A mid-career Urban Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,083 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Urban Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 13 salaries.
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Employees with Urban Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (18.1% less), Austin, Texas (5.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (2.9% less).
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