Traffic Technician Salary

Men account for the majority of Traffic Technicians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $17.19 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $12.12 per hour and $27.00. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,392 - $63,023
(Median)
$24K
$40K
$63K
MEDIAN: $40,376
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90%

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$12.12 - $27.00
(Median)
$12
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$24,392 - $63,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
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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$28,497 - $60,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $27.00  
   
Overtime
$15.20 - $38.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
   
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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$28,497 - $60,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Technician

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


Traffic Technicians with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $34K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $39K. On average, Traffic Technicians make $43K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $54K.

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Experience Affects Traffic Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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