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Urban Studies

Urban Studies is the scientific discipline that studies all aspects of cities, their suburbs, and other urban areas. This includes urban economics, urban planning, urban architecture, urban ecology, urban transportation systems, urban politics, and urban social relations. This can be contrasted with rural areas and rural lifestyles.


Wage: $72,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 6.1%
Self Employed: 5.3%
Unemployment Rate: 3.7%
Employed Part Time: 20.1%

Education Requirements:
Master's degree
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