Senior Planner Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for senior planners in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 23,921 senior planners currently employed in the United States.
  • 35.2% of all senior planners are women, while only 61.5% are men.
  • The average age of an employed senior planner is 36 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of senior planners is White (68.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (14.5%) and Black or African American (8.0%).
  • The majority of senior planners are located in NY, New York and TX, Houston.
  • Senior planners are paid an average annual salary of $76,998.
  • Senior planners average starting salary is $51,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 101% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid senior planners earn as much as $114,000 or more.
  • 24% of all senior planners are LGBT.
  • Senior planners are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Senior Planner Statistics By Gender

Among senior planners, 35.2% of them are women compared to 61.5% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 61.5%
  • Female, 35.2%
  • Unknown, 3.3%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Male
Male
61.5%
61.5%
Female
Female
35.2%
35.2%
Unknown
Unknown
3.3%
3.3%

Gender Pay Gap For Senior Planner

Women Earn $1.01 For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$84,072
female-income
Female Income
$85,057

Senior Planner Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the senior planner position over time.

Male
Female
28%
25%
23%
20%
18%
15%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
2008
22.38%
22.38%
77.62%
77.62%
2009
2009
20.56%
20.56%
79.44%
79.44%
2010
2010
21.74%
21.74%
78.26%
78.26%
2011
2011
23.40%
23.40%
76.60%
76.60%
2012
2012
21.10%
21.10%
78.90%
78.90%
2013
2013
21.15%
21.15%
78.85%
78.85%
2014
2014
23.34%
23.34%
76.66%
76.66%
2015
2015
22.11%
22.11%
77.89%
77.89%
2016
2016
21.75%
21.75%
78.25%
78.25%
2017
2017
22.13%
22.13%
77.87%
77.87%
2018
2018
20.38%
20.38%
79.62%
79.62%

Senior Planner Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, grain elevator worker and chief estimator have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Human Resources Administrative Assistant11%85%
Wedding Coordinator11%83%
Assistant To Human Resources Director12%83%
Senior Planner61%35%
Timber Buyer88%7%
Chief Estimator91%6%
Grain Elevator Worker91%8%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Grain Elevator Worker
Chief Estimator
Timber Buyer
Senior Planner
Assistant To Human Resources Director
Wedding Coordinator
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Senior Planner Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among senior planners is White, which makes up 68.6% of all senior planners. Comparatively, there are 14.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 68.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 14.5%
  • Black or African American, 8.0%
  • Asian, 6.3%
  • Unknown, 2.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4%
Job Title
Senior Planner RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
White
68.6%
68.6%
Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino
14.5%
14.5%
Black or African American
Black or African American
8.0%
8.0%
Asian
Asian
6.3%
6.3%
Unknown
Unknown
2.2%
2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.4%
0.4%

Senior Planner Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among senior planners.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
2010
66.99%
66.99%
10.12%
10.12%
5.66%
5.66%
14.68%
14.68%
2011
2011
68.57%
68.57%
10.25%
10.25%
6.11%
6.11%
12.97%
12.97%
2012
2012
68.28%
68.28%
10.18%
10.18%
4.92%
4.92%
14.40%
14.40%
2013
2013
67.89%
67.89%
10.00%
10.00%
5.62%
5.62%
13.06%
13.06%
2014
2014
66.09%
66.09%
10.85%
10.85%
5.75%
5.75%
14.62%
14.62%
2015
2015
66.74%
66.74%
10.51%
10.51%
6.11%
6.11%
13.90%
13.90%
2016
2016
67.01%
67.01%
9.36%
9.36%
5.68%
5.68%
15.02%
15.02%
2017
2017
67.20%
67.20%
9.89%
9.89%
5.48%
5.48%
13.90%
13.90%
2018
2018
68.57%
68.57%
8.01%
8.01%
6.31%
6.31%
14.48%
14.48%

Senior Planner Wage Gap By Race

Asian senior planners have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino senior planners have the lowest average salary at $82,779.
$89,000
$87,000
$85,000
$83,000
$81,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$82,906
White$85,731
Black or African American$83,306
Asian$88,100
Hispanic or Latino$82,779

Average Age of a Senior Planner

We determined the average age of senior planners based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
Unknown
Unknown
30
30
White
White
33
33
34
34
Black or African American
Black or African American
44
44
40.5
40.5
Asian
Asian
34
34
Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino
31
31
34
34

Senior Planner Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of senior planner employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of senior planners is 40+ years old, which represents 35% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Senior Planner YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
20-30 years
33%
33%
30-40 years
30-40 years
32%
32%
40+ years
40+ years
35%
35%

Types of Senior Planner Degree Levels

The most common degree for senior planners is bachelor's degree 68% of senior planners earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 18% and rounding it off is associate degree with 9%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 68%
  • Masters, 18%
  • Associate, 9%
  • High School Diploma, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 3%
Job Title
Senior Planner DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
Bachelors
68%
68%
Masters
Masters
18%
18%
Associate
Associate
9%
9%
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
2%
2%
Other Degrees
Other Degrees
3%
3%

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Senior Planner Wage Gap By Education

Senior planners with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $85,866 annually. With a Bachelors degree, senior planners earn a median annual income of $85,057 compared to $81,818 for senior planners with an Associate degree.
$87,000
$85,000
$83,000
$81,000
$79,000
$77,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
High School Diploma or Less$78,605
Master's Degree$85,866
Bachelor's Degree$85,057
Some College/ Associate Degree$81,818

Senior Planner Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ senior planners. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most senior planners is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire senior planners.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
< 50 employees
2%
2%
50 - 100 employees
50 - 100 employees
2%
2%
100 - 500 employees
100 - 500 employees
10%
10%
500 - 1,000 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
9%
9%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
29%
29%
> 10,000 employees
> 10,000 employees
48%
48%

The Types Of Companies Senior Planner Work In

Employees with the senior planner job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most senior planners prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
Education
0%
0%
Public
Public
50%
50%
Private
Private
41%
41%
Government
Government
9%
9%

Top Industries Hiring Senior Planners

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ senior planners. Those industries include manufacturing, technology and retail.

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Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Technology

Retail

Health Care

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Fortune 500
Fortune 500
21%
21%
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
14%
14%
Technology
Technology
11%
11%
Retail
Retail
9%
9%
Health Care
Health Care
6%
6%
Construction
Construction
4%
4%
Professional
Professional
4%
4%
Energy
Energy
4%
4%
Media
Media
3%
3%
Hospitality
Hospitality
3%
3%
Transportation
Transportation
3%
3%
Government
Government
3%
3%
Utilities
Utilities
3%
3%
Finance
Finance
3%
3%
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
2%
2%
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
2%
2%
Non Profits
Non Profits
2%
2%
Automotive
Automotive
1%
1%

Senior Planner Turnover And Employment Statistics

Senior Planner Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of senior planners changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescSenior Planner Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
2010
8.73%
8.73%
2011
2011
6.49%
6.49%
2012
2012
6.88%
6.88%
2013
2013
5.39%
5.39%
2014
2014
5.96%
5.96%
2015
2015
4.18%
4.18%
2016
2016
4.98%
4.98%
2017
2017
3.24%
3.24%
2018
2018
4.96%
4.96%

The Average Number of Years That Senior Planner Stay in a Job

By looking over 4,373 senior planners resumes, we figured out that the average senior planner enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
Less than 1 year
13%
13%
1-2 years
1-2 years
34%
34%
3-4 years
3-4 years
18%
18%
5-7 years
5-7 years
17%
17%
8-10 years
8-10 years
6%
6%
11+ years
11+ years
11%
11%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Senior Planners with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to senior planners.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Grants Administrator12.70%
Purveyor16.98%
Sustainable Business Operations Specialist18.40%
Senior Claims Examiner19.42%
Junior Business Analyst20.62%
Senior Planner23.51%
Boxing Promoter23.56%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Grants Administrator
Grants Administrator
12.70%
12.70%
Purveyor
Purveyor
16.98%
16.98%
Sustainable Business Operations Specialist
Sustainable Business Operations Specialist
18.40%
18.40%
Senior Claims Examiner
Senior Claims Examiner
19.42%
19.42%
Junior Business Analyst
Junior Business Analyst
20.62%
20.62%
Boxing Promoter
Boxing Promoter
23.56%
23.56%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Senior Planners

The most common foreign language among senior planners is Spanish at 43.9%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 14.4% and Mandarin is the third-most popular at 6.1%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 43.9%
  • French, 14.4%
  • Mandarin, 6.1%
  • Chinese, 5.3%
  • Portuguese, 4.5%
  • Other, 25.8%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
Spanish
43.9%
43.9%
French
French
14.4%
14.4%
Mandarin
Mandarin
6.1%
6.1%
Chinese
Chinese
5.3%
5.3%
Portuguese
Portuguese
4.5%
4.5%
Other
Other
25.8%
25.8%

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Where Do Senior Planners Earn The Most?

The map here shows where senior planners earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Senior Planners Located?

By looking through more than 4,373 resumes, we found that the most popular places for senior planners are NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Number of Senior Planners

Where Are Senior Planners In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country senior planners are in the most demand.

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