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 about the same as related careers in Washington. On average, they make less than naval architects but more than industrial designers.

Career Median Salary
Naval architect salary $101K
Fire inspector salary $100K
Multimedia animator salary $82K
Underwriter salary $81K
Scientist salary $87K
Urban planner salary $95K
Fashion designer salary $82K
Police officer salary $98K
Architect salary $82K
Industrial designer salary $81K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)