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 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,930
25th Percentile Wage
$51,140
50th Percentile Wage
$62,230
75th Percentile Wage
$75,840
90th Percentile Wage
$84,220

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 $84,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,930.

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
$62,230
3.70% 4.93%
2016
$59,930
-0.20% -
2015
$60,050
-0.03% -
2014
$60,070
-0.78% -
2013
$60,540
2.28% -
2012
$59,160
- -

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 $70,850. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Michigan is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $70,850. 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
$70,850
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$69,060
Ann Arbor
$67,690
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$65,270
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$64,500
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$57,430
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$54,980
Holland-Grand Haven
$50,910
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$49,440
South Bend-Mishawaka
$48,880
Flint
$48,280
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$46,400




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