The average annual and hourly salaries for urban and regional planners in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of urban and regional planners among Florida metropolitan areas 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$46,660|
|25th Percentile Wage||$56,140|
|50th Percentile Wage||$69,500|
|75th Percentile Wage||$85,930|
|90th Percentile Wage||$104,030|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,660.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of urban and regional planners from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Florida ranges from $45,880 to $77,340. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Florida is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall with a median annual salary of $77,340. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater (mean annual salary $73,740). The lowest paying area is South Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,880.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |