Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,100
25th Percentile Wage
$43,690
50th Percentile Wage
$60,680
75th Percentile Wage
$78,070
90th Percentile Wage
$97,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,100.

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
$60,680
9.44% 25.44%
2016
$54,950
-3.86% -
2015
$57,070
11.48% -
2014
$50,520
-0.67% -
2013
$50,860
11.05% -
2012
$45,240
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Mississippi ranges from $44,470 to $63,580. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Mississippi is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,580. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Gulfport-Biloxi (mean annual salary $47,460). The lowest paying area is Jackson with a median annual salary of $44,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$63,580
Gulfport-Biloxi
$47,460
Jackson
$44,470




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