Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,680
25th Percentile Wage
$49,400
50th Percentile Wage
$62,470
75th Percentile Wage
$82,070
90th Percentile Wage
$104,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,680.

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
$62,470
1.87% 8.16%
2016
$61,300
0.82% -
2015
$60,800
2.89% -
2014
$59,040
0.91% -
2013
$58,500
1.93% -
2012
$57,370
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Texas ranges from $46,880 to $101,240. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Texas is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $101,240. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $78,700). The lowest paying area is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
College Station-Bryan
$101,240
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$78,700
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$73,110
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$70,570
Fort Worth-Arlington
$68,000
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$64,030
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$61,710
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$58,970
Longview
$57,170
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$55,940
El Paso
$49,930
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$49,100
Corpus Christi
$49,000
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,880




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