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Occupation Title: Transportation Planners

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.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 19-3099.01

Sample Job Titles: Transportation Planner, Planner, Planning Director, Seaport Planning Manager, Transit Planning Director

 Salary Chart Transportation Planners

Estimated Total Employment*
2009: 29,250
2010: 28,420
2011: 31,520
2012: 30,660
2013: 31,360

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 6,400
Projected Growth (2012-2022): -2-2%

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online

*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).