Urban and land use planners

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2153  ·  Browse All Occupations

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Urban and land use planners develop plans and recommend policies for managing land use, physical facilities and associated services for urban and rural areas and remote regions. They are employed by all levels of government, land developers, engineering and other consulting companies, or may work as private consultants.

Alternate Job Titles

  • City Planner
  • City Planner - Land Use
  • Community And Urban Planner
  • Community Planner
  • Community Recreation Planner
  • Environmental Planner
  • Heritage Planner - Land Use
  • Heritage Work Planner
  • Land Use Planner
  • Land Use Specialist
  • Long-range Planner - Land Use
  • Mass Transit Services Analyst
  • Municipal Park Planner
  • Municipal Planner
  • Neighbourhood Planner
  • Park Planner
  • Planner
  • Planning Analyst - Land Use
  • Recreation Planner
  • Regional Planner
  • Senior Planner - Land Use
  • Site Planner
  • Town Planner
  • Transportation Planner
  • Transportation Route Planning Analyst
  • Urban And Regional Planner
  • Urban Planner
  • Urban Renovation Planner
  • Zoning Officer - Land Use
  • Community And Urban Planner
  • Environmental Planner
  • Land Use Planner
  • Municipal Planner
  • Park Planner
  • Planner
  • Recreation Planner
  • Regional Planner
  • Urban Planner

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for urban and land use planners.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for urban and land use planners.

Sex Median Income
Male $60,446
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (19 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for urban and land use planners.

$33,150.00
Lowest Observed
$103,537.00
Highest Observed
$61,000.00
25th Percentile
$72,682.36
Average
$70,000.00
Median
$94,553.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for urban and land use planners

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 15
35 to 44 years 15
45 to 54 years 10
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 50
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for urban and land use planners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 30
Part Time 25
Total 55
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for urban and land use planners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 35
Female 20
Total 55
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for urban and land use planners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 45
Self Employed 0
Total 45
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for urban and land use planners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 45
Unemployed 0
Total 50
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for urban and land use planners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 50
Total 55
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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