Pennsylvania Urban and Regional Planners: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Urban And Regional Planners in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Urban Planners in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisburg, Allentown and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: York, Lancaster and Reading
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Urban Planners in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Allentown and Harrisburg

Schools for Urban Planners in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Urban Planners Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Urban Planners Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Doctorate 10,326
Haverford College Haverford Bachelor 1,169
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana Doctorate 14,018
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Urban Planners

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Urban Planners

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Urban Planners relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Harrisburg 90 $47260 1.14
Carlisle 90 $47260 1.14
Erie 50 $36410 1.49
Pittsburgh 290 $58220 0.98
Lancaster 50 $54960 0.81
Scranton 60 $37000 0.93
Wilkes 60 $37000 0.93
Barre 60 $37000 0.93
Hazleton 60 $37000 0.93
State College 40 $31070 2.36
York 60 $56010 1.31
Hanover 60 $56010 1.31
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