Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Urban and Regional Planners (19-3051)

Develop comprehensive plans and programs for use of land and physical facilities of jurisdictions, such as towns, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 186 186 0 3 14 17
United States 39100 43300 0.0 700 3200 4200
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 38.18 22.51 28.43 36.52 46.34 56.86
Alaska 41.15 29.09 33.43 38.89 47.71 57.62
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 43.16 30.72 35.03 42.28 51.34 61.22
Balance of State 40.10 28.04 33.26 37.71 46.86 55.93

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.