Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Traffic Technicians: Career and Salary Information
Top 3 traffic technician Jobs
- Bay Alarm
- Concord, CA
High school diploma or equivalent required.
1-2 years post-high school education
Traffic Control Technician
- Traffic Plan
- Conshohocken, PA
Distributes traffic control signs and markers along site in designated pattern.
• Controls movement of traffic through site, using sign, hand, and
- Abacus Corporation
- Grapevine, TX
Fabricate and install signs
• Install and maintain pavement
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What Traffic technicians Do
Conduct field studies to determine traffic volume, speed, effectiveness of signals, adequacy of lighting, and other factors influencing traffic conditions, under direction of traffic engineer.
Traffic technician Salaries
- 2014 employment: 6,800
- May 2015 median annual wage: $43,930
Job Outlook for Traffic technicians
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 400
- Growth rate: 6 percent (As fast as average)
How to Become a Traffic technician
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.