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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners



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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northeast Minnesota 7012$37.91/hr$30.78/hr$32.71/hr$36.03/hr$41.52/hr$48.07/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services120$38.10/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration660$40.15/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 10$37.15/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 10$37.84/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$45.11/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$31.81/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$41.93/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 30$40.10/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$39.34/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 40$32.71/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 50$40.14/hr9.2%
Southwest Minnesota 50$34.71/hr7.1%
Northwest Balance of State 50$32.71/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60$32.71/hr5.1%
Northeast Minnesota 70$36.03/hr10.3%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 70$36.61/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 90$40.10/hr9.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 460$41.93/hr3.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 540$41.93/hrN/A
Minnesota 790$40.12/hr5.5%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 660$40.94/hr3.9%
Landscape Architects 440$40.25/hr2.6%
Chief Executives 6,330$91.34/hr-8.1%
Geographers 20$36.31/hr0.0%
Marketing Managers 7,220$77.06/hr5.7%
Emergency Management Directors 220$40.32/hr5.7%


  • Supervise or coordinate the work of urban planning technicians or technologists.
  • Design, promote, or administer government plans or policies affecting land use, zoning, public utilities, community facilities, housing, or transportation.
  • Recommend approval, denial, or conditional approval of proposals.
  • Assess the feasibility of land use proposals and identify necessary changes.
  • Advise planning officials on project feasibility, cost-effectiveness, regulatory conformance, or possible alternatives.
  • Advocate sustainability to community groups, government agencies, the general public, or special interest groups.
  • Conduct field investigations, surveys, impact studies, or other research to compile and analyze data on economic, social, regulatory, or physical factors affecting land use.
  • Supervise or coordinate the work of urban planning technicians or technologists.
  • Keep informed about economic or legal issues involved in zoning codes, building codes, or environmental regulations.
  • Keep informed about economic or legal issues involved in zoning codes, building codes, or environmental regulations.