Occupation Title: Urban & Regional Planners
Description: Develop comprehensive plans and programs for use of land and physical facilities of local jurisdictions, such as towns, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 19-3051
Sample Job Titles: Planner, Community Development Planner, Planning Director, Neighborhood Planner, City Planner, Community Development Director, Regional Planner, Airport Planner, Building, Planning, and Zoning Director, Community Planning and Development Representative
Estimated Total Employment*
Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 16,800
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).
Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).