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City Planners

City Planners - Wages & Trends

Salaries of planners vary by education, type of employer, experience, size of community, and area of the country.

Urban and regional planners who work full time usually receive benefits. Common benefits are health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, and a retirement plan. Those who work part time are less likely to receive benefits.

Urban and regional planners (SOC 19-3051)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $25.74 $35.09 $46.15
Yearly $53,531 $72,997 $95,989
    Champaign Area Hourly $26.91 $35.01 $45.37
Yearly $55,980 $72,818 $94,361
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $20.24 $22.91 $28.35
Yearly $42,106 $47,651 $58,961
    Cook County Hourly $30.91 $41.90 $50.75
Yearly $64,294 $87,156 $105,569
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $30.44 $39.95 $52.11
Yearly $63,317 $83,091 $108,386
    Du Page County Hourly $27.89 $33.77 $43.05
Yearly $58,001 $70,237 $89,547
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $25.29 $28.87 $33.63
Yearly $52,593 $60,042 $69,954
    Lake County Hourly $30.07 $41.26 $48.64
Yearly $62,549 $85,825 $101,171
    McHenry County Hourly $18.88 $28.24 $36.93
Yearly $39,261 $58,739 $76,820
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $26.89 $37.63 $46.79
Yearly $55,936 $78,274 $97,328
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $15.59 $23.33 $37.07
Yearly $32,420 $48,517 $77,115
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $20.71 $28.04 $52.14
Yearly $43,068 $58,316 $108,450
    Rockford Area Hourly $25.80 $30.32 $38.88
Yearly $53,670 $63,069 $80,874
    Springfield Area Hourly $21.52 $24.46 $39.99
Yearly $44,763 $50,883 $83,179
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $32.66 $36.87 $41.54
Yearly $67,932 $76,688 $86,408
    Will County Hourly $18.03 $28.96 $36.11
Yearly $37,492 $60,236 $75,103
United States Hourly $27.87 $35.75 $45.19
Yearly $57,960 $74,350 $94,000

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.