Urban and Regional Planners

7.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
7%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
6.8%
by 2030
WAGES
$75,950
or $36.51 hourly
VOLUME
38,190
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 7% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Urban and Regional Planners' job openings is expected to rise 6.8% by 2030
'Urban and Regional Planners' is expected to be an average 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 'Urban and Regional Planners' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Urban and Regional Planners' was $75,950, or $36.51 hourly
'Urban and Regional Planners' are paid 81.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 38,190 people employed as Urban and Regional Planners.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Develop comprehensive plans and programs for use of land and physical facilities of jurisdictions, such as towns, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.

SOC Code: 19-3051.00

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