Information About Traffic Technicians

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Training

Traffic technicians need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Traffic technicians
Training for Traffic Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 7.0
High School 37.7
Some College 33.0
Associates Degree 9.3
Bachelors Degree 10.4
Masters Degree 2.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment

Represents about 7,000 people in the United States- 1.7% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 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.


Hourly Income

On average, traffic technicians make $21.54 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Traffic technicians $12.30 $15.70 $20.30 $27.00 $32.70
Transportation and material moving occupations $8.52 $10.00 $13.80 $19.20 $26.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, traffic technicians make $44,810 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Traffic technicians $25,700 $32,670 $42,300 $56,280 $68,190
Transportation and material moving occupations $17,730 $20,860 $28,760 $39,990 $54,860
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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