Career Attributes

  • $74,694
  • 42,100
  • 2.8
  • 6.7%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Transportation Science
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Transportation Planner Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 42,100 Transportation Planners in the United States. The Transportation Planner job market is expected to grow by 6.7% between 2016 and 2026.

Transportation Planner Employability Rating

F Sokanu rates Transportation Planners with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 8,900 Transportation Planners. That number is based on 2,800 additional Transportation Planners, and the retirement of 6,100 existing Transportation Planners.

Supply of Transportation Planners

The Transportation Planner industry is concentrated in Virginia, California, and District of Columbia.

Transportation Planner Job Market by State

State name Employed Transportation Planners
Virginia 4,770
California 4,330
District of Columbia 2,980
New York 2,210
Maryland 2,120
Texas 2,090
Ohio 1,750
Florida 1,700
North Carolina 1,280
Illinois 1,020
Georgia 890
Washington 800
Colorado 730
New Jersey 620
Pennsylvania 590
Massachusetts 550
Arizona 490
Tennessee 410
Oregon 380
Michigan 370
Kentucky 350
Hawaii 330
Minnesota 290
Connecticut 280
Wisconsin 260
Alabama 240
Missouri 220
Louisiana 220
West Virginia 210
New Mexico 200
Alaska 200
Mississippi 200
Kansas 190
Indiana 190
Puerto Rico 180
South Carolina 180
Arkansas 150
Utah 140
Nevada 140
Maine 140
Montana 100
North Dakota 100
South Dakota 90
Idaho 80
Vermont 70
Delaware 50
Wyoming 40

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Career Attributes

  • $74,694
  • 42,100
  • 2.8
  • 6.7%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Transportation Science
More Attributes