Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for an Urban Planner is R233,580
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Urban Planners?
An early career Urban Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R217,000 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Urban Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R346,378 based on 8 salaries.
What Do Urban Planners Do?
Urban planners map out the most effective use of a community’s land and infrastructure. They analyze economic, environmental, and social trends that help in the development of a plan for the land use.
Urban planners are typically independent contractors hired by a variety of clients: developers, private firms, government, and private property owners. They may develop a plan for a community based on a number of factors, including the goal for the area. Some urban planners focus more on …Read more
- 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.