Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual and hourly salaries for urban and regional planners in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of urban and regional planners among Oregon 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,020
25th Percentile Wage
$66,340
50th Percentile Wage
$78,530
75th Percentile Wage
$93,950
90th Percentile Wage
$110,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,020.

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
$78,530
0.52% 8.93%
2016
$78,120
1.74% -
2015
$76,760
3.37% -
2014
$74,170
-1.01% -
2013
$74,920
4.54% -
2012
$71,520
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Oregon ranges from $58,090 to $80,620. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Oregon is Bend with a median annual salary of $80,620. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Salem (mean annual salary $77,980). The lowest paying area is Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bend
$80,620
Salem
$77,980
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$75,160
Eugene-Springfield
$71,930
Corvallis
$70,570
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$69,790
Medford
$63,990
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$59,380
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$58,090




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