Traffic Technician Salary

Men make up the majority of Traffic Technicians in the United States, bringing in about $17.56 per hour. Pay ranges from $13.15 per hour on the low end to $27.54 on the high end. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$25,342 - $57,311
(Median)
$25K
$48K
$57K
MEDIAN: $48,030
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.15 - $27.54
(Median)
$13
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,342 - $57,311  
   
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).
)
$28,760 - $59,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.15 - $27.54  
   
Overtime
$16.52 - $39.00  
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.
)
$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).
)
$28,760 - $59,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Traffic Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Technician

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $34K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $38K. On average, Traffic Technicians make $46K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $55K.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Traffic Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

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
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 7%
ADVERTISEMENT