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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 1008$34.49/hr$24.63/hr$29.60/hr$35.04/hr$38.37/hr$43.76/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$30.19/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration930$36.11/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 10$35.40/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 10$35.23/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 10$29.52/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 20$34.50/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 20$34.28/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$35.09/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$36.92/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$34.34/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30$34.87/hr6.5%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 30$34.33/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 40$35.14/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 60$34.05/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$32.04/hr12.5%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 60$30.74/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 90$34.41/hr20.0%
Northwest Minnesota 100$35.04/hr11.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 830$35.86/hr12.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 860$35.86/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,110$35.73/hr12.8%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Landscape Architects 250$35.70/hr8.6%
Managers, All Other 9,350$58.02/hrN/A
Geographers 60$31.89/hrN/A
Logisticians 3,020$34.78/hr9.6%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 24,660$32.24/hr7.9%
Marketing Managers 8,390$64.19/hr8.3%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 14,850$33.16/hr20.1%
Emergency Management Directors 200$39.32/hr6.5%


  • 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 for 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.