Career Outlook for Urban and Regional Planners

Also known as:  City Planner, Community Development Planner, Regional Planner, Urban Planner
The overall job outlook for Urban or Regional Planner careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 24.73 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.12 percent per year. Demand for Urban and Regional Planners is expected to go up, with an expected 6,860 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.21 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Urban and Regional Planners in the following states
California 8,930
Washington 2,670
Florida 2,270
Pennsylvania 1,930
New York 1,550
Texas 1,490
Virginia 1,360
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Urban and Regional Planners
Puerto Rico 40
Arkansas 80
Wyoming 90
North Dakota 90
West Virginia 110
Mississippi 110
Nebraska 160