Traffic Technician Salary

Men make up the majority of Traffic Technicians in the United States, bringing in about $16.73 per hour. Although close to one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Traffic Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,257 - $79,335
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$39K
$79K
MEDIAN: $38,756
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$12.84 - $29.26
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$0$79K
Salary $22,257 - $79,335
Bonus $2,500
Total Pay (?
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$27,745 - $66,862
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $12.84 - $29.26
Overtime $18.66 - $43.29
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $2,500
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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$27,745 - $66,862
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Traffic Technician

Traffic technicians work hard to keep traffic signals and street signs in good condition by repairing and replacing vehicle detectors, traffic control devices, wiring, conduit, and traffic signalling devices as necessary.

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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Technician

Pay by Experience for a Traffic Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Traffic Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Traffic Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Traffic Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 14 salaries. A Traffic Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Traffic Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Traffic Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 25%
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