Urban planner earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Urban planner salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $108,910
California $89,680
Illinois $74,420
Alaska $79,120
Massachusetts $80,410
Oregon $81,130
Nevada $82,070
Washington $80,910
Connecticut $76,260
Maryland $75,970
New York $73,210
Hawaii $74,310
Colorado $74,900
Rhode Island $75,000
New Jersey $71,240
Virginia $70,370
Pennsylvania $67,720
Minnesota $73,040
Florida $69,850
Arizona $68,855
North Dakota $70,230
Louisiana $68,250
Missouri $69,520
Ohio $66,560
Wisconsin $68,650
Texas $62,740
Nebraska $63,740
Maine $67,110
Utah $64,850
Kansas $63,830
North Carolina $64,120
Iowa $64,620
Michigan $66,700
Guam $63,280
South Carolina $59,100
Delaware $60,810
Wyoming $61,110
Oklahoma $60,630
New Hampshire $60,920
Indiana $56,800
Idaho $58,200
Vermont $57,900
Georgia $56,470
Tennessee $56,220
New Mexico $55,210
Alabama $58,530
Montana $57,500
Mississippi $53,430
West Virginia $52,130
South Dakota $55,200
Arkansas $48,960
Kentucky $48,720
Puerto Rico $34,150

How do urban planner salaries compare to similar careers?

Urban planners earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than detectives but more than film and video editors.

Career Median Salary
Detective salary $82K
Film director salary $72K
Multimedia animator salary $73K
Mail superintendent salary $76K
Energy auditor salary $71K
Urban planner salary $73K
Arbitrator salary $62K
Underwriter salary $67K
Industrial designer salary $67K
Film and video editor salary $60K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)