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Flagger Salary

A Flagger earns an average wage of $11.13 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$9.25 - $18.97
(Median)
$9
$11
$19
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.25 - $18.97  
   
Overtime
$12.21 - $30.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$19,357 - $44,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 177

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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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Experience Affects Flagger Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 65%
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