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Urban Planning


Urban, city, or town planning is the discipline of land use planning which explores several aspects of the built and social environments of municipalities and communities. Other professions deal in more detail with a smaller scale of development, namely architecture, landscape architecture and urban design. Regional planning deals with a still larger environment, at a less detailed level.

Another key role of urban planning is urban renewal, and re-generation of inner cities by adapting urban planning methods to existing cities suffering from long-term infrastructural decay.

Careers

Urban and Regional Planners
Wage: $59,810
10 Year Growth Rate: 14.5%
Self Employed: 0.2%
Unemployment Rate: 2.2%
Employed Part Time: 6.0%

Education Requirements:
Master's degree