Traffic Technician Salary

Traffic Technicians in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $17.50 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $13.10 per hour and $27.63. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,532 - $57,067

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$13.10 - $27.63

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,532 - $57,067  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
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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$28,760 - $59,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.10 - $27.63  
   
Overtime
$16.52 - $39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
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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$28,760 - $59,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Technician

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


For many Traffic Technicians, more experience generally translates to higher pay. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $34K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $37K. For Traffic Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $44K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $55K.

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Experience Affects Traffic Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%
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