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
Southeast Minnesota 507$36.84/hr$23.84/hr$29.72/hr$37.48/hr$44.89/hr$49.02/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 Click link for details 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 Click link for details 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.