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Urban and Regional Planners

Develop comprehensive plans for how land should be used.

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Well above the statewide median
$42.27 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  6.8%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Research impacts of environmental conservation initiatives.
  • Collaborate with technical specialists to resolve design or development problems.
  • Communicate with government agencies.
  • Communicate with the public on environmental issues.
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Job Title Examples:

Community Development Planner
Neighborhood Planner

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