The annual and hourly salary statistics of urban and regional planners in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of urban and regional planners in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is 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||$40,500|
|25th Percentile Wage||$49,680|
|50th Percentile Wage||$61,000|
|75th Percentile Wage||$77,060|
|90th Percentile Wage||$101,180|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $40,500.
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|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $61,000, Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is the highest paying city for urban and regional planners in state of Georgia, followed by Albany (median annual salary $58,380). In comparison, the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is 4.3 percent (4.3%) higher than that in Albany.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta|| |
|South Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Athens-Clarke County|| |
|North Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |