Urban planner earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Urban planner salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $98,450
Washington $95,400
Wyoming $87,820
Oregon $85,920
Alaska $82,420
Hawaii $82,390
Nevada $82,390
Massachusetts $82,350
New York $82,330
Rhode Island $82,220
Illinois $81,590
Connecticut $80,510
Colorado $79,510
New Jersey $79,510
Maryland $79,430
Minnesota $78,830
North Dakota $77,470
Maine $76,730
Virginia $76,730
Arizona $76,700
Wisconsin $76,080
New Hampshire $75,000
Florida $72,670
Iowa $64,890
Pennsylvania $64,890
Texas $64,670
Kansas $64,290
Vermont $64,290
Georgia $64,280
Michigan $64,280
Oklahoma $64,280
Utah $64,280
North Carolina $63,900
Ohio $63,900
Montana $63,820
Guam $63,280
Missouri $62,940
Idaho $62,670
Alabama $62,070
Louisiana $62,070
Nebraska $62,070
South Dakota $62,070
Indiana $60,850
New Mexico $60,500
South Carolina $60,500
Mississippi $60,030
Tennessee $59,260
Arkansas $58,660
Delaware $58,660
West Virginia $50,460
Kentucky $50,080
Puerto Rico $37,950
District of Columbia $105,300

How do urban planner salaries compare to similar careers?

Urban planners earn 10% less than similar careers in Mississippi. On average, they make less than architects but more than social workers.

Career Median Salary
Architect salary $77K
Mail superintendent salary $82K
Neuropsychologist salary $92K
Scientist salary $73K
Energy auditor salary $62K
Urban planner salary $60K
Underwriter salary $60K
Camera operator salary $54K
Detective salary $48K
Social worker salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)