A Flagger earns an average wage of $12.04 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$18,846 - $80,151
(Median)
$19K
$33K
$80K
MEDIAN: $33,000
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90%

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$9.78 - $22.24
(Median)
$9
$12
$22
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$18,846 - $80,151  
   
Bonus
$1,400  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,557 - $53,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $22.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17  
Overtime
$14.58 - $43.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,400  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,557 - $53,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 394
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Job Description for Flagger

Most drivers and commuters are likely to have seen a flagger on the job. These are the personnel who control vehicle-traffic to create a safe environment for construction/repair projects, such as those involving roadways or parking lots. Flaggers help notify drivers of the needs for reduced speeds or restricted lane flow; as such, they play key roles in creating and maintaining safe construction sites.

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Flagger Tasks

  • Break down and clean the work zone after flagging completion.
  • Monitor, observe, and control traffic flow.
  • Signal construction equipment operators on alignment and movement of materials.
  • Set up the work zone according to safety protocols and regulations.
  • Assist construction crew in assorted duties such as paving, shoveling, and raking where necessary.

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Pay by Experience Level for Flagger

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Flagger Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$27,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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