Flagger Salary

A Flagger earns an average wage of $12.11 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$19,339 - $78,987
$19K
$28K
$79K
MEDIAN: $27,687
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50%
90%

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$9.76 - $22.86
$9
$12
$23
MEDIAN: $12.23
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$0$78K
Salary $19,339 - $78,987
Bonus $275.00
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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$20,601 - $53,635
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $9.76 - $22.86
Overtime $13.55 - $42.89
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $275.00
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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$20,601 - $53,635
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 448

Job Description for Flagger

Most drivers and commuters are likely to have seen a flagger on the job. These are the personnel who control vehicle-traffic to create a safe environment for construction/repair projects, such as those involving roadways or parking lots. Flaggers help notify drivers of the needs for reduced speeds or restricted lane flow; as such, they play key roles in creating and maintaining safe construction sites.

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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.

Flagger Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Flagger

Pay by Experience for a Flagger has a positive trend. An entry-level Flagger with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 350 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Flagger with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Flagger which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 27 salaries. A Flagger with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 10 salaries.

Flagger Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Flagger?

Flagger in Oxon Hill:
"Wonderful, pay is not rite he's taking $ no fringe pay, ben."
Pros: Teaching, keeping every one safe how ever no fringe pay no health care no nothing just $10.00 a hour. Please check all work order forms from Washington Gas, P P L, S W & Sons, F O Day, Purple Line contract, he is not paying us rite in accordance with the law Davis Bacon Law book on fringe pay out. PLEASE HELP ME. This has been going on for 13 years no one complains they quit or get fired and report nothing to any agencies that is set up for these unlawful acts my # is 202)867-9170 & my email is s.i.t.b.o.c3ff@gmail.com.
Cons: No fringe pay, health care, just 10.00 per hour.

Flagger in Signal Hill:
"N/A."
Pros: The out side.
Cons: No hours.

Key Stats for Flagger

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Flagger Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$27,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 61%