Average Urban Planner Salary

$58,561
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$43k
MEDIAN
$59k
90%
$87k

The average salary for an Urban Planner is $58,561

Base Salary
$43k - $87k
Bonus
$506 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$979 - $10k
Total Pay
$42k - $88k
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What Do Urban Planners Do?

Urban Planner Tasks
  • Assess regional environment to create plans, design concepts, and preliminary engineering budgets.
  • Characterize population and types of usage for a region to evaluate needs, infrastructure, and costs.
  • Analyze and forecast financial impacts and costs of various strategies.
  • Provide land use, environmental, and/or transportation plans and working documents.
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Job Satisfaction for Urban Planner

3.8 out of 5
(138)
Highly Satisfied
13Reviews
Based on 138 responses, the job of Urban Planner has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.79 out of 5. On average, Urban Planners are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
54.2%
Male
45.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.8%
This data is based on 502 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

91%

Dental

76%

Vision

67%

None

9%