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Traffic Technicians in Iowa

Is Iowa a good place for you to work as a Traffic Technician?

$36,680 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Traffic Technicians in Iowa earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Traffic Technicians Work in Iowa?

In Iowa, there were 80 people working as Traffic Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 70 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Traffic Technicians in IA Employment Trend

The typical state has 110 Traffic Technicians working in it, which means Iowa has fewer Traffic Technicians than average.

Traffic Technicians in IA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Iowa

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. IA

Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 60 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 Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $30,030 to $73,150 with $36,680 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.44 to $35.17. The median hourly rate was $17.64.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.21 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.43.

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

Traffic Technicians Earnings: IA vs. National Average

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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