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 909$34.72/hr$24.61/hr$28.46/hr$34.69/hr$39.80/hr$46.48/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services80$46.59/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration840$38.49/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 10$35.30/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 10$40.17/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$30.12/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$33.62/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30$32.62/hr6.5%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 30$35.18/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$38.19/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$38.57/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$33.93/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 50$37.48/hr13.4%
Northwest Balance of State 50$32.80/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 70$33.53/hr12.5%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 70$32.50/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 90$34.69/hr11.8%
Central Minnesota 120$35.80/hr20.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 690$41.20/hr12.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 710$41.12/hrN/A
Minnesota 950$39.19/hr12.8%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Landscape Architects 470$37.26/hr8.6%
Geographers 50$31.74/hr13.3%
Logisticians 3,280$35.22/hr9.6%
Marketing Managers 8,350$65.97/hr8.3%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 15,120$34.09/hr20.1%
Emergency Management Directors 230$38.14/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.