Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for urban and regional planners in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of urban and regional planners amongst Michigan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,120
25th Percentile Wage
$48,220
50th Percentile Wage
$59,930
75th Percentile Wage
$74,380
90th Percentile Wage
$80,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.85
25th Percentile Wage
$23.18
50th Percentile Wage
$28.81
75th Percentile Wage
$35.76
90th Percentile Wage
$38.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for urban and regional planners in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.84. The median hourly salary is $28.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.85.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of urban and regional planners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,930-0.20%1.28%
201560,050-0.03%-
201460,070-0.78%-
201360,5402.28%-
201259,160--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Michigan ranges from $46,400 to $70,660. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Michigan is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $70,660. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Grand Rapids-Wyoming (mean annual salary $69,060). The lowest paying area is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lansing-East Lansing
$70,660
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$69,060
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$64,500
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$61,690
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$58,690
Holland-Grand Haven
$50,910
South Bend-Mishawaka
$48,880
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$46,400


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