Traffic Technicians in Kentucky
Considering a career as a Traffic Technician in Kentucky?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Traffic Technicians in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Traffic Technicians in Kentucky is growing faster than average.
Traffic Technicians in Kentucky earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Traffic Technicians Work in Kentucky?
100 people worked as Traffic Technicians in 2018 in this state.
There were 90 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 110 Traffic Technicians working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Traffic Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Kentucky
Jobs for Traffic Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 22.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.
Kentucky 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 Kentucky?
In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $28,730 to $48,840 with $36,920 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.81 to $23.48. The median hourly rate was $17.75.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.24 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.51.
The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.
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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