Information About Urban And Regional Planners

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Training

Urban and regional planners need master's degree.

Degrees for Urban and regional planners
Training for Urban And Regional Planners
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.9
Some College 3.2
Associates Degree 3.4
Bachelors Degree 35.6
Masters Degree 52.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.5

Employment

Represents about 38,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 7,000 more urban and regional planners but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 14,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, urban and regional planners make $32.38 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Urban and regional planners $19.70 $24.50 $30.80 $38.80 $47.10
Life, physical, and social science occupations $15.00 $20.20 $28.50 $40.50 $54.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, urban and regional planners make $67,350 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Urban and regional planners $41,040 $50,970 $64,100 $80,740 $98,060
Life, physical, and social science occupations $31,310 $42,020 $59,330 $84,320 $113,620
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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