City and Regional Planning Aides

General Information

Description

Compile data from various sources, such as maps, reports, and field and file investigations, for use by city planner in making planning studies.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit84.23%
  2. Federal government10.94%
  3. State and local government2.72%
  4. Self-employed1.61%
  5. Private, not for profit0.51%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Scientific Research and Development Services
  • Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
  • Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$45,540

State-by-state Salary

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$54,290
$26,290
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Master's degree 45%
  • Bachelor's degree 35%
  • Some college 10%
  • Associate's degree 5%
  • First professional degree 5%
  • High school 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Geography
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Design

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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