Transportation Planners

5.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
8%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
2.9%
by 2030
WAGES
$87,260
or $41.95 hourly
VOLUME
34,570
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 8% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Transportation Planners' job openings is expected to rise 2.9% by 2030
'Transportation Planners' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Transportation Planners' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Transportation Planners' was $87,260, or $41.95 hourly
'Transportation Planners' are paid 108.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as transportation planners?

As of 2020 there were 34,570 people employed as Transportation Planners within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as Transportation Planners.

Job description

Prepare studies for proposed transportation projects. Gather, compile, and analyze data. Study the use and operation of transportation systems. Develop transportation models or simulations.

SOC Code: 19-3099.01

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