Urban Planning is a degree program pursued by individuals who intend to work for county governments, construction sites and real estate firms. There are several job opportunities for these professionals accompanied by good salaries.
To be honest, when you are a fresh graduate it’s hard to secure employment in Kenya, unless you join a company as an interns, but once you have gained enough professional experience, jobs are plenty.
The most relevant areas to seek employment in Kenya include National Housing Corporation, Ministry of Roads,Nairobi City County, Kenya Counties, National Land Commission,Contruction companies and real estate firms.
Statistics show that the average salary of a fresh urban planning graduate is Ksh 70,000.Urban planning professional who has stayed in the profession for at least 5 years earn Ksh120,000-Ksh200,000 while those who have stayed for at least 10 years earn Ksh 250,000-Ksh500,000
Apart from being employed, you can register your own consulting company to pursue your dream.