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Urban and Regional Planner

What is Urban Planning?

Urban and regional planners develop land use plans and programs that help create communities, accommodate population growth, and revitalize physical facilities in towns, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.

Texas Career Snapshot

Urban and Regional Planner

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

586

Starting Salary

$44,616

Average

Median Salary

$71,309

Average

Experienced Salary

$117,603

Average

Jobs Added

9

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

7%

Next 3 Years | National: 5%

Urban and Regional Planner Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree)
  • Entry Level Degree: master's degree
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    High School Endorsement

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    Certificate

  • Associates

    Associate Degree

  • Bachelors

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Doctorate

    Doctorate Degree

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