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Flagger Salary

A Flagger earns an average wage of $11.17 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
$9.17 - $19.76
(Median)
$9
$11
$20
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.17 - $19.76  
   
Overtime
$12.16 - $30.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $484.79  
   
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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$19,156 - $44,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
United States (change)

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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Experience Affects Flagger Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 63%