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Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Urban and Regional Planners in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$61,000
11.11% 7.59%
2016
$54,220
2.88% -
2015
$52,660
-1.20% -
2014
$53,290
-5.91% -
2013
$56,440
0.12% -
2012
$56,370
- -

Table 3. Compare Urban and Regional Planners Salary in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with Other Georgia Cities

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
$61,000
Albany
$58,380
Savannah
$54,070
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$48,510
Athens-Clarke County
$46,850
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$42,560



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