Traffic Technicians in Florida
Considering a career as a Traffic Technician in Florida?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Traffic Technicians in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Traffic Technicians in Florida is growing faster than average.
Traffic Technicians in Florida earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Traffic Technicians Work in Florida?
There were approximately 560 workers employed as Traffic Technicians in this state in 2018.
There were 250 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 310 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 110 Traffic Technicians working in it, which means Florida has more Traffic Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Florida
Jobs for Traffic Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 18.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 30 annual Traffic Technicians job openings in Florida, and 260 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 800 annual jobs and 7,200 total jobs in 2026.
What do Traffic Technicians Make in Florida?
In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $23,570 to $61,290 with $40,810 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.33 to $29.47. The median hourly rate was $19.62.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.24 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.38.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Florida Metros for Traffic Technicians
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Traffic Technicians.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||220||$40,780|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||60||$43,300|
Top States for Traffic Technicians Employment
The table below shows the states where most Traffic Technicians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Traffic Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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