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How Much Does a Planning Internship Earn In The United States?

Planning Internship Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$29,000
$23,000
$29,000
$36,000
Planning interns in the United States make an average salary of $29,402 per year or $14.14 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level planning internship salary is roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $36,000. If you like following the crowd, government and retail companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out health care, media, and utilities companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. North Dakota, Oregon, California, Alaska, and Washington provide the highest planning internship salaries.
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Where Planning Interns Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where planning interns earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Planning Interns Earn In Different Cities?

While a planning internship can average a salary of $29,402 per year, or $14.14 per hour, there are many opportunities for planning interns to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $37,264 per year. Other high-paying locations include Washington, DC, Seattle, WA and Cambridge, MA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $24,000. The highest paying states for planning interns include North Dakota, Oregon and California. Meanwhile, Tennessee, Alabama, and New Mexico offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range30k - 45k$37k$37,264

Washington, DC

Salary Range29k - 43k$36k$35,524

Seattle, WA

Salary Range29k - 41k$35k$34,753

Cambridge, MA

Salary Range27k - 39k$33k$32,860

New York, NY

Salary Range26k - 39k$32k$32,195

Burlington, VT

Salary Range26k - 37k$32k$31,592

Juneau, AK

Salary Range27k - 35k$31k$31,251

Salt Lake City, UT

Salary Range25k - 37k$31k$30,574

Broomfield, CO

Salary Range25k - 36k$31k$30,541

Chicago, IL

Salary Range23k - 35k$29k$28,982
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High Paying Planning Internship Jobs

Which Companies Pay Planning Interns The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a planning internship, being employed by a company such as ZS or Lockheed Martin would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Viasat and SurveyMonkey also report highly competitive salaries for planning interns.
Company
Company
Average Salary
ZS
Salary Range74k - 97k$85k$85,187
Lockheed Martin
Salary Range53k - 79k$65k$65,217
Viasat
Salary Range51k - 69k$60k$59,793
SurveyMonkey
Salary Range54k - 65k$60k$59,602
American Modern Insurance Group
Salary Range53k - 66k$59k$59,259
Ball
Salary Range47k - 74k$59k$59,013
CDM Smith
Salary Range47k - 62k$55k$54,664
Belk
Salary Range39k - 54k$46k$46,269
Levi Strauss & Co.
Salary Range37k - 50k$44k$43,650
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Salary Range38k - 48k$43k$43,196
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Planning Internship Salary History

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    How Much Do Planning Interns Make In Different Industries?

    Planning internship salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with health care, media, and utilities companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a planning internship can make a yearly salary of $39,605 while working for health care companies. All the while, other planning interns are making $38,362 at media companies and $37,240 at utilities companies. One industry planning interns may want to avoid is the government industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $28,641.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Health Care

    Salary Range34k - 46k$40k$39,605

    Media

    Salary Range32k - 45k$38k$38,362

    Utilities

    Salary Range31k - 44k$37k$37,240

    Automotive

    Salary Range30k - 42k$36k$35,915

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range30k - 42k$36k$35,781

    Retail

    Salary Range28k - 37k$33k$32,568

    Transportation

    Salary Range29k - 35k$32k$32,229
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