Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for urban and regional planners in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of urban and regional planners amongst Wisconsin 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,070
25th Percentile Wage
$52,210
50th Percentile Wage
$63,750
75th Percentile Wage
$78,500
90th Percentile Wage
$95,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.94
25th Percentile Wage
$25.10
50th Percentile Wage
$30.65
75th Percentile Wage
$37.74
90th Percentile Wage
$45.81

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for urban and regional planners in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.81. The median hourly salary is $30.65. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.94.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of urban and regional planners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,7503.95%9.22%
201561,2302.96%-
201459,4202.66%-
201357,840-0.05%-
201257,870--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Wisconsin ranges from $56,400 to $75,890. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $75,890. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis (mean annual salary $72,030). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$75,890
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$72,030
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$71,610
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$71,040
Duluth
$69,190
Madison
$67,460
Green Bay
$66,120
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$63,380
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$56,400


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