Average Flagger Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Flagger is $14.85

Hourly Rate
$11 - $25
$10 - $2k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $112
Total Pay
$24k - $53k
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What Do Flaggers Do?

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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How do Flaggers Rate Their Jobs?

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 62 responses, the job of Flagger has received a job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5. On average, Flaggers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Flaggers

What is the highest pay for Flaggers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Flagger is $24.98 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Flaggers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Flagger is $11.42 / hour

How can Flaggers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Flagger is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Flagger that oversees more junior Flaggers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.