Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,400
25th Percentile Wage
$44,900
50th Percentile Wage
$56,930
75th Percentile Wage
$74,000
90th Percentile Wage
$91,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,400.

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
$56,930
-0.23% 7.29%
2016
$57,060
2.21% -
2015
$55,800
5.30% -
2014
$52,840
1.68% -
2013
$51,950
-1.60% -
2012
$52,780
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Tennessee ranges from $44,500 to $69,350. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $69,350. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $58,060). The lowest paying area is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $44,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$69,350
Memphis
$58,060
Clarksville
$45,730
Chattanooga
$44,600
Knoxville
$44,500




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