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Traffic Technicians in Virginia

Is Virginia a good place for you to work as a Traffic Technician?

10.0% Jobs Projection
$50,000 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

  • Traffic Technicians in Virginia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Traffic Technicians Work in Virginia?

In Virginia, there were 210 people working as Traffic Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 240 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Traffic Technicians in VA Employment Trend

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

Traffic Technicians in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Traffic Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.

Job Projections for Traffic Technicians: Nation vs. VA

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Traffic Technicians job openings in Virginia, and 440 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $33,100 to $72,650 with $50,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.92 to $34.93. The median hourly rate was $24.04.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.63 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.59.

The median salary in Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Traffic Technicians Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 260 $53,770
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 80 $46,760
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 30 $39,810

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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