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2021 Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Graduates in Massachusetts

23 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,400 Avg Salary
$21,896 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Graduates in MassachusettsWith 23 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, urban and regional planning is the #156 most popular major in Massachusetts. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.0% of all the urban planning bachelor's degrees in the country. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Urban Planning Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Graduates in Massachusetts ranking, we looked at 1 colleges that offer a bachelor's in urban planning.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Urban & Regional Planning Majors After Graduation

After graduation, urban and regional planning majors from schools in Massachusetts earn an average salary of $31,400 per year. Unfortunately, that is 21% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

On a nationwide level, urban planning majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $35,025. That's 10% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Massachusetts.

Average Salary for Urban Planning Graduates from Schools in Massachusetts  31,400
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62,800
Average Salary for Urban Planning Graduates from Schools Nationwide  35,025
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62,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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62,800

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2021 Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Grads in Massachusetts

The following colleges produce the highest paid urban planning graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Urban Planning Graduates in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Institute of Technology earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. MIT is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Cambridge.

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Westfield State University

Westfield, MA

Westfield State University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid urban and regional planning school. Located in the suburb of Westfield, Westfield is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, urban planning majors make an average salary of $31,400.

While working on their bachelor's, urban planning majors at Westfield accumulate an average of around $21,146 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $227.

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Best Urban & Regional Planning Colleges in the New England Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New Hampshire 153 9

One of 8 majors within the Architecture & Related Services area of study, Urban & Regional Planning has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Urban Planning

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Architecture 185
Architectural Sciences & Technology 92
Environmental Design 43
Architectural History 36
Landscape Architecture 22

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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