Training Requirements for Traffic Technicians

Traffic technicians need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Traffic technicians
Percent
Less than High School 3.5
High School 41.8
Some College 29.2
Associates Degree 12.1
Bachelors Degree 10.3
Masters Degree 2.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment Outlook for Traffic Technicians

This represents about 6,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more traffic technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 3,000 more.

Typical Income for Traffic Technicians

Hourly Income

On average,traffic technicians make $23.39 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Traffic technicians $13.07 $16.65 $21.71 $29.63 $36.88
Transportation and material moving occupations $9.21 $10.91 $14.78 $20.76 $28.50
Other transportation workers $8.71 $9.57 $11.33 $15.27 $26.02
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, traffic technicians make $48,650 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Traffic technicians $27,180 $34,620 $45,150 $61,630 $76,720
Transportation and material moving occupations $19,150 $22,680 $30,730 $43,170 $59,270
Other transportation workers $18,110 $19,900 $23,560 $31,770 $54,120
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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