Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Massachusetts

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,390
25th Percentile Wage
$65,900
50th Percentile Wage
$80,240
75th Percentile Wage
$95,900
90th Percentile Wage
$107,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,390.

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
$80,240
2.60% 16.30%
2016
$78,150
5.31% -
2015
$74,000
7.15% -
2014
$68,710
1.25% -
2013
$67,850
1.02% -
2012
$67,160
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Urban and Regional Planners in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Massachusetts ranges from $68,430 to $84,690. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $84,690. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Springfield (mean annual salary $84,080). The lowest paying area is Peabody with a median annual salary of $68,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$84,690
Springfield
$84,080
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$80,620
Worcester
$78,610
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$75,100
Barnstable Town
$71,620
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$71,460
Framingham
$68,710
Peabody
$68,430




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