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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

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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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue1170 $86,940
Spokane-Spokane Valley50 $70,170
Bremerton-Silverdale70 $73,840
Bellingham50 $76,910
Kennewick-RichlandN/A N/A
Olympia-Tumwater400 $72,510
Yakima50 $67,720

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