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Traffic Technicians in New Mexico

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$35,070 Median Salary
  • Traffic Technicians in New Mexico earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Traffic Technicians Work in New Mexico?

In 2018, there were 160 Traffic Technicians working in the state.

There were 90 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Traffic Technicians in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 110 Traffic Technicians working in it, which means New Mexico has more Traffic Technicians than average.

Traffic Technicians in NM vs. the Average State

What do Traffic Technicians Make in New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $26,300 to $49,370 with $35,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.64 to $23.74. The median hourly rate was $16.86.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.25 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.39.

The median salary in New Mexico is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Traffic Technicians Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico 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
Albuquerque, NM 90 $34,430

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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