Traffic Technicians in Texas
Get the information you need to know about working as a Traffic Technician.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Traffic Technicians in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Traffic Technicians in Texas is growing faster than average.
Traffic Technicians in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Traffic Technicians Work in Texas?
In Texas, there were 510 people working as Traffic Technicians in the year 2018.
There were 490 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 110 Traffic Technicians working in it, which means Texas has more Traffic Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Traffic Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 490 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 Texas?
In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $27,870 to $71,660 with $42,570 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.4 to $34.45. The median hourly rate was $20.46.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.92 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.54.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas 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|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||210||$48,040|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||80||$53,890|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||70||n/a|
Top States for Traffic Technicians Employment
View the list below to see 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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