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How much does a Transportation Planner make in the United States?

Average Transportation Planner Hourly Wage in the United States

Transportation Planners earn a median hourly wage of $36.72. Hourly wages typically start from $21.82 and go up to $56.77.

Average Transportation Planner Yearly Salary in the United States

Transportation Planners earn a median salary of $76,380 per year. Salaries typically start from $45,390 and go up to $118,080.

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Transportation Planner Earnings by Seniority

Top End Transportation Planner Earnings

The highest earning Transportation Planners in the United States earn:

$56.77
an hour
$118,080
per year
Senior Transportation Planner Earnings

Senior Transportation Planners in the United States earn:

$47.02
an hour
$97,800
per year
Experienced Transportation Planner Earnings

Experienced Transportation Planners in the United States earn:

$36.72
an hour
$76,380
per year
Junior Transportation Planner Earnings

Junior Transportation Planners in the United States earn:

$28.70
an hour
$59,690
per year
Starting Transportation Planner Earnings

Starting Transportation Planners in the United States earn:

$21.82
an hour
$45,390
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Transportation Planner salary comparison

Transportation Planners earn more than 95% percent of Services careers. Transportation Planner salaries are in the top 73% of all careers in the United States.

Air Traffic Controller Salary $122k
Transportation Planner Salary $76k
Urban Planner Salary $68k
Fire Inspector Salary $56k
Funeral Director Salary $48k
Family Social Worker Salary $42k
Meter Reader Salary $38k
Garbage Collector Salary $33k
Switchboard Operator Salary $27k
Taxi Driver Salary $23k
Hostess Salary $19k

Historical salary for Transportation Planners in the United States

Transportation Planner salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Transportation Planner Salary in Virginia $49.49 $102,940 # 1
Transportation Planner Salary in District of Columbia $45.28 $94,190 # 2
Transportation Planner Salary in Connecticut $41.93 $87,220 # 3
Transportation Planner Salary in Maryland $45.13 $93,860 # 4
Transportation Planner Salary in Hawaii $42.47 $88,340 # 5
Transportation Planner Salary in New Jersey $39.74 $82,670 # 6
Transportation Planner Salary in New York $37.84 $78,710 # 7
Transportation Planner Salary in Alabama $36.61 $76,140 # 8
Transportation Planner Salary in Pennsylvania $36.60 $76,130 # 9
Transportation Planner Salary in Arizona $37.43 $77,860 # 10
Transportation Planner Salary in Vermont $34.60 $71,970 # 11
Transportation Planner Salary in Massachusetts $34.87 $72,530 # 12
Transportation Planner Salary in Texas $35.99 $74,870 # 13
Transportation Planner Salary in Colorado $34.72 $72,230 # 14
Transportation Planner Salary in Oregon $34.63 $72,030 # 15
Transportation Planner Salary in Kansas $33.48 $69,640 # 16
Transportation Planner Salary in Alaska $34.85 $72,490 # 17
Transportation Planner Salary in Indiana $34.73 $72,230 # 18
Transportation Planner Salary in New Mexico $33.79 $70,280 # 19
Transportation Planner Salary in New Hampshire $32.83 $68,290 # 20
Transportation Planner Salary in Ohio $34.37 $71,490 # 21
Transportation Planner Salary in Rhode Island $33.49 $69,650 # 22
Transportation Planner Salary in Michigan $32.85 $68,320 # 23
Transportation Planner Salary in Minnesota $34.57 $71,910 # 24
Transportation Planner Salary in South Carolina $33.75 $70,190 # 25
Transportation Planner Salary in California $34.24 $71,210 # 26
Transportation Planner Salary in Florida $32.84 $68,320 # 27
Transportation Planner Salary in North Carolina $31.91 $66,370 # 28
Transportation Planner Salary in Washington $32.78 $68,180 # 29
Transportation Planner Salary in Idaho $31.91 $66,370 # 30
Transportation Planner Salary in Delaware $32.28 $67,130 # 31
Transportation Planner Salary in Louisiana $32.84 $68,310 # 32
Transportation Planner Salary in Nevada $31.91 $66,370 # 33
Transportation Planner Salary in Iowa $30.03 $62,470 # 34
Transportation Planner Salary in Wisconsin $31.89 $66,330 # 35
Transportation Planner Salary in Montana $30.98 $64,430 # 36
Transportation Planner Salary in Georgia $30.25 $62,930 # 37
Transportation Planner Salary in South Dakota $30.26 $62,940 # 38
Transportation Planner Salary in Mississippi $30.25 $62,930 # 39
Transportation Planner Salary in Oklahoma $30.98 $64,430 # 40
Transportation Planner Salary in Wyoming $29.09 $60,510 # 41
Transportation Planner Salary in Tennessee $30.03 $62,470 # 42
Transportation Planner Salary in Kentucky $30.03 $62,470 # 43
Transportation Planner Salary in North Dakota $29.47 $61,310 # 44
Transportation Planner Salary in Maine $29.59 $61,540 # 45
Transportation Planner Salary in Arkansas $28.15 $58,560 # 46
Transportation Planner Salary in West Virginia $18.72 $38,950 # 47
Transportation Planner Salary in Utah $12.07 $25,100 # 48
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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