Senior Planner Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$83,000
$59,000
Min 10%
$83,000
Median 50%
$115,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.2 years
How much does a senior planner make?
As a Senior Planner in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $83,336 per year or $40.07 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $115,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $59,000 per year. Technology companies and Real Estate companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Planners. Some of the states with the best Senior Planner salaries are California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Nevada. The typical employment in the position spans 4.2 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Planner
$63,042

Average Senior Planner Salary By Location

Across America, Senior Planners make on average $83,336 annually or $40.07 hourly. Senior Planners make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $115,631 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Senior Planners is $78,000. California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Nevada are the top 5 highest earning states for Senior Planners. Georgia, South Dakota, Tennessee, Michigan, and Minnesota are the lowest earners.

Map of Senior Planner Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Senior Planner Salary By Company

Senior Planners report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Technology companies and Real Estate companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Microsoft and Lakeland Electric are the best paying companies for Senior Planners. Companies like Apple and PacifiCorp also report very competitive wages for Senior Planners.

Average Senior Planner Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Senior Planner works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Energy companies, Retail companies, and Construction companies tend to have the highest salaries for Senior Planners. Energy companies pay Senior Planners an average salary of $88,527, Retail companies pay $87,856, and Construction companys come in at $87,187. The types of companies that pay Senior Planners the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $80,155.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$88,527
$89k
Retail
Retail
$87,856
$88k
Construction
Construction
$87,187
$87k
Transportation
Transportation
$86,669
$87k
Health Care
Health Care
$83,446
$83k
Technology
Technology
$83,400
$83k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$80,155
$80k

Senior Planner Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Senior Planner Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Maryland National Capital Park
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04/26/2020
$54,066
City of Raleigh North Carolina
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03/29/2020
$51,822
State of Wyoming
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$44,662
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$84,774
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$73,154
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03/06/2020
$60,573
Travis County Texas
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03/05/2020
$59,000
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$59,000
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$82,757
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$106,475
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