How much does an Urban Planner make in the United States? The average Urban Planner salary in the United States is $49,374 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $46,602 and $56,283. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $46,602 10% $44,078 90% $62,575 75% $56,283 $49,374 50%(Median)
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Associate Project Manager

Wesley Housing Development Corporation - Alexandria, VA

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City Of Alexandria Virginia - Alexandria, VA

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christopher consultants, ltd. - Amonate, VA

Planner

Leonardo DRS - Arlington, VA

Job Description for Urban Planner

Urban Planner develops land-use plans for the beneficial development of urban areas. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related field and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being an Urban Planner is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on judgment and limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. Additionally, Urban Planner performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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