Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for urban and regional planners in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of urban and regional planners among Arizona cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Urban and Regional Planners in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,860
25th Percentile Wage
$59,400
50th Percentile Wage
$73,580
75th Percentile Wage
$89,520
90th Percentile Wage
$101,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of urban and regional planners from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,580
4.02% 10.08%
2016
$70,620
5.11% -
2015
$67,010
1.64% -
2014
$65,910
-0.83% -
2013
$66,460
0.45% -
2012
$66,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Urban and Regional Planners in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Arizona ranges from $53,540 to $76,820. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $76,820. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Tucson (mean annual salary $64,890). The lowest paying area is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$76,820
Tucson
$64,890
Flagstaff
$64,210
Prescott
$63,090
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$53,540




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