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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  11$42.43/hr$31.96/hr$36.42/hr$40.38/hr$48.17/hr$53.84/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business Services70$33.83/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration560$41.77/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/A$36.37/hr7.1%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/A$38.31/hr10.3%
Southeast Minnesota N/A$40.38/hr9.2%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10$38.25/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 10$40.01/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 20$41.16/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$42.85/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$34.32/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$41.52/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$28.97/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$28.98/hr5.1%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 60$38.31/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 70$40.73/hr9.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 370$41.86/hr3.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 430$41.84/hrN/A
Minnesota 630$41.12/hr5.5%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 590$40.46/hr3.9%
Landscape Architects 350$37.44/hr2.6%
Chief Executives 7,270$82.15/hr-8.1%
Geographers 30$40.51/hr0.0%
Marketing Managers 7,750$76.65/hr5.7%
Emergency Management Directors 190$39.84/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.