Average Base Pay
34.04% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Urban and Regional Planners role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $48,080. A Urban and Regional Planners candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $59,740. A person in a mid-career Urban and Regional Planners role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $70,810 a year. Urban and Regional Planners with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $79,430. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Urban and Regional Planners role’s annual salary averages $91,820 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Urban and Regional Planners position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $70,810 higher than the national average for Urban and Regional Planners positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Urban and Regional Planners roles that can advance both internally and with another company.