Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,980
25th Percentile Wage
$45,020
50th Percentile Wage
$56,080
75th Percentile Wage
$66,230
90th Percentile Wage
$78,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,980.

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
$56,080
-6.03% 10.84%
2016
$59,460
-2.03% -
2015
$60,670
7.02% -
2014
$56,410
11.65% -
2013
$49,840
-0.32% -
2012
$50,000
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Montana ranges from $43,860 to $58,950. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Montana is Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,950. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,080). The lowest paying area is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$58,950
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$53,080
Missoula
$52,550
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$43,860




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