Urban and Regional Planners Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of urban and regional planners in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare urban and regional planners salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Urban and Regional Planners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,250
25th Percentile Wage
$71,320
50th Percentile Wage
$90,900
75th Percentile Wage
$117,560
90th Percentile Wage
$164,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) urban and regional planners is $164,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid urban and regional planners is $56,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of urban and regional planners in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,900
19.67% 12.85%
2016
$73,020
-8.49% -
2012
$79,220
- -

Compare Urban and Regional Planners Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of urban and regional planners in five industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for urban and regional planners occupations is the nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $98,360. The lowest paying industry is the residential building construction industry (annual salary $79,330). For detailed urban and regional planners salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonresidential Building Construction
$98,360
Construction of Buildings
$94,150
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$80,170
Land Subdivision
$80,170
Residential Building Construction
$79,330

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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