Traffic Technicians in Georgia
Is Georgia a good place for you to work as a Traffic Technician?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Traffic Technicians in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Traffic Technicians in Georgia is growing faster than average.
Traffic Technicians in Georgia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Traffic Technicians Work in Georgia?
320 people worked as Traffic Technicians in 2018 in this state.
There were 420 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 110 Traffic Technicians working in it, which means Georgia has more Traffic Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Georgia
Jobs for Traffic Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 10.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.
Georgia Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 430 jobs for Georgia Traffic Technicians in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 800 annual jobs and 7,200 total jobs in 2026.
What do Traffic Technicians Make in Georgia?
In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $27,740 to $54,180 with $37,620 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.33 to $26.05. The median hourly rate was $18.09.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.37 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $0.28.
The median salary in Georgia is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Georgia 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|
|Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA||230||$38,990|
|Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC||30||$29,570|
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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