Washington Urban and Regional Planners: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Urban And Regional Planners in Washington

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Fast Facts for Urban Planners in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Olympia, Bellingham and Seattle
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kennewick, Spokane and Tacoma
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Olympia and Tacoma

Salaries for Urban Planners in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia

Schools for Urban Planners in Washington are listed below.

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More Washington Urban Planners Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Eastern Washington University Cheney Doctorate 10,686
University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle Doctorate 40,218

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Urban Planners

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. 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


Seattle 1230 $83190 2.64
Tacoma 1230 $83190 2.64
Bellevue 1230 $83190 2.64
Bremerton 70 $62230 3.47
Silverdale 70 $62230 3.47
Bellingham 60 $69430 2.94
Kennewick 50 $78930 1.82
Richland 50 $78930 1.82
Olympia 370 $68800 14.05
Tumwater 370 $68800 14.05
Spokane 0 $69320 0
Spokane Valley 0 $69320 0
Yakima 60 $65460 2.52
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