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2021 Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Graduates in Arizona

253 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,200 Avg Salary
$21,833 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Graduates in ArizonaWith 253 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, urban and regional planning is the #53 most popular major in Arizona. This means that of the 847 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 29.9% were from a college or university in the state. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Urban Planning list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Graduates in Arizona ranking looked at 3 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 graduating, urban and regional planning majors that go to school in Arizona go on to jobs making an average of $32,200 per year. That's not so great, since it is 19% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

On a nationwide level, urban planning majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $35,025. That's 8% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Arizona.

Average Salary for Urban Planning Graduates from Schools in Arizona  32,200
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64,400
Average Salary for Urban Planning Graduates from Schools Nationwide  35,025
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64,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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64,400

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2021 Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Grads in Arizona

The highest paid urban planning majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Urban Planning Graduates in Arizona

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Arizona State University - Tempe. Located in the midsize city of Tempe, ASU - Tempe is a public school with a fairly large student population. Urban Planning majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $33,200.

The average amount in student loans that urban planning majors at ASU - Tempe take out while working on their bachelor's is $20,030. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $210.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Arizona State University - Skysong. Located in the large city of Scottsdale, ASU - Skysong is a public school with a very large student population. Urban Planning majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $33,200.

While working on their bachelor's, urban planning majors at ASU - Skysong accumulate an average of around $20,030 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $210.

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University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Arizona is a very large public school located in the large city of Tucson. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in urban planning from the school is $30,200.

On average, urban planning graduates from Arizona take out $22,506 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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Best Urban & Regional Planning Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Urban & Regional Planning Colleges in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 229 62
New Mexico 141 0

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 82
Environmental Design 51
Landscape Architecture 26
Architecture (Other) 26

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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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