Urban and Regional
What Urban and Regional Planners Do
Urban and regional planners
develop land use plans and programs that help create communities, accommodate
population growth, and revitalize physical facilities in towns, cities,
counties, and metropolitan areas. About 2 out of 3 urban and regional planners
worked in local government in 2014.
to Become an Urban or Regional Planner
Planners need a master’s degree from an accredited planning program to for most positions.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for urban and regional planners was $68,220 in May 2015. Employment of urban and regional planners is projected to grow 6 percent by 2024.