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Traffic Technicians in North Carolina

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12.5% Jobs Projection
$38,070 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Traffic Technicians in North Carolina are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Traffic Technicians in North Carolina is growing faster than average.

  • Traffic Technicians in North Carolina earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Traffic Technicians Work in North Carolina?

200 people worked as Traffic Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 140 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Traffic Technicians in NC Employment Trend

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

Traffic Technicians in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Traffic Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.

Job Projections for Traffic Technicians: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Traffic Technicians job openings in North Carolina, and 180 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Traffic Technicians Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $29,180 to $60,610 with $38,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.03 to $29.14. The median hourly rate was $18.3.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.37 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.07.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Traffic Technicians Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina 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
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 80 $46,760
Raleigh, NC 30 $32,840

Top States for Traffic Technicians Employment

View the list below to see 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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