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Traffic Technicians in Illinois

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$54,570 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Traffic Technicians in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Traffic Technicians Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 110 workers employed as Traffic Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 130 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Traffic Technicians in IL Employment Trend

The amount of Traffic Technicians working in the state is similar to the average state.

Traffic Technicians in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Traffic Technicians in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 9.1%.

Job Projections for Traffic Technicians: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 110 total jobs in 2026 for Traffic Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 800 annual jobs and 7,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Traffic Technicians Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $29,980 to $84,420 with $54,570 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.42 to $40.59. The median hourly rate was $26.24.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $24.9 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.34.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Traffic Technicians Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 60 $53,540
St. Louis, MO-IL 30 $44,910

Top States for Traffic Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Traffic Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,250 $64,730
California 800 $58,090
Tennessee 670 $42,190
Florida 560 $40,810
Texas 510 $42,570
Georgia 320 $37,620
Massachusetts 280 $36,670
Maryland 230 $40,060
Virginia 210 $50,000
North Carolina 200 $38,070
New Mexico 160 $35,070
Washington 140 $63,810
Arizona 130 $46,720
Michigan 120 $41,550
Missouri 120 $45,790
Ohio 110 $50,450
Illinois 110 $54,570
Kentucky 100 $36,920
Pennsylvania 90 $53,220
Louisiana 90 $37,050

Below are the states where Traffic Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Oregon $72,880
Nevada $67,660
New York $64,730
Washington $63,810
California $58,090
Illinois $54,570
Hawaii $54,120
Pennsylvania $53,220
New Jersey $50,690
Ohio $50,450


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