Flagger Salary

A Flagger earns an average wage of $12.11 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$18,846 - $80,151
$19K
$31K
$80K
MEDIAN: $31,000
10%
50%
90%

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$9.77 - $22.89
$9
$12
$23
MEDIAN: $12.11
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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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$20,548 - $54,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $22.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17  
Overtime
$14.64 - $43.75  
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).
)
$20,548 - $54,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 404
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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

  • 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.
  • Signal construction equipment operators on alignment and movement of materials.
  • Break down and clean the work zone after flagging completion.
  • Monitor, observe, and control traffic flow.

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Pay by Experience Level for Flagger

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

Key Stats for Flagger

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Flagger Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$27,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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