Traffic Technicians in Tennessee
Get the information you need to know about working as a Traffic Technician.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Traffic Technicians in Tennessee are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Traffic Technicians in Tennessee is growing slower than average.
Traffic Technicians in Tennessee earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Traffic Technicians Work in Tennessee?
In Tennessee, there were 670 people working as Traffic Technicians in the year 2018.
There were 600 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 110 Traffic Technicians working in it, which means Tennessee has more Traffic Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Tennessee
Jobs for Traffic Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 3.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.
Tennessee Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 550 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 Tennessee?
In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $26,870 to $60,320 with $42,190 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.92 to $29. The median hourly rate was $20.28.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $19.24 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.04.
The median salary in Tennessee is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Tennessee 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|
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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