Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for urban and regional planners in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of urban and regional planners among Georgia 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 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,160
25th Percentile Wage
$43,780
50th Percentile Wage
$55,800
75th Percentile Wage
$70,220
90th Percentile Wage
$89,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,160.

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
$55,800
6.70% 2.53%
2016
$52,060
0.06% -
2015
$52,030
-3.38% -
2014
$53,790
-3.59% -
2013
$55,720
2.39% -
2012
$54,390
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Georgia ranges from $42,560 to $61,000. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $61,000. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Albany (mean annual salary $58,380). The lowest paying area is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,560.

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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