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Occupation Title: City & Regional Planning Aides

Description: Compile data from various sources, such as maps, reports, and field and file investigations, for use by city planner in making planning studies.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 19-4061.01

Sample Job Titles: Planning Technician, Planner, Planning Assistant, Community Planner, Engineering Technician, Planning Aide, Development and Housing Director, Development Technician, Planning Intern, Zoning Technician

 Salary Chart City & Regional Planning Aides

Estimated Total Employment*
2009: 21,720
2010: 25,830
2011: 26,200
2012: 26,370
2013: 26,830

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 16,100
Projected Growth (
2012-2022): 15-21%
(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).

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