Career Attributes

  • $64,317
  • 36,000
  • 3.2
  • 12.8%
  • Master's degree
  • Geography
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How much does an Urban Planner make in California?

Average Urban Planner Yearly Salary in California

Urban Planners earn an average yearly salary of $51,313. Salaries typically start from $23,296 and go up to $99,600.

Average Urban Planner Hourly Wage in California

Urban Planners earn an average hourly wage of $24.67. Hourly wages typically start from $11.20 and go up to $47.88.

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

75%
Full-Time
25%
Part-Time

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Urban Planner demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
359
RATINGS
Urban Planners average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Urban Planners in the 62th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Urban Planner satisfaction

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Urban Planner Earnings by Seniority

Top End Urban Planner Earnings

The highest earning Urban Planners in California earn:

$47.88
an hour
$99,600.0
per year
Senior Urban Planner Earnings

Senior Urban Planners in California earn:

$31.25
an hour
$65,000
per year
Experienced Urban Planner Earnings

Experienced Urban Planners in California earn:

$22.60
an hour
$47,000
per year
Junior Urban Planner Earnings

Junior Urban Planners in California earn:

$12.98
an hour
$27,000
per year
Starting Urban Planner Earnings

Starting Urban Planners in California earn:

$11.20
an hour
$23,296
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Urban Planner Salary Comparison

Urban Planners earn more than 83% percent of similar careers in California.

Police Officer Salary $59k
Scientist Salary $58k
Architect Salary $57k
Real Estate Appraiser Salary $53k
Film Director Salary $52k
Urban Planner Salary $51k
Camera Operator Salary $51k
Filmmaker Salary $50k
Underwriter Salary $50k
Photographer Salary $49k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

  • $64,317
  • 36,000
  • 3.2
  • 12.8%
  • Master's degree
  • Geography
More Attributes