Traffic Technicians in Washington
Considering a career as a Traffic Technician in Washington?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Traffic Technicians in Washington are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Traffic Technicians in Washington is growing faster than average.
Traffic Technicians in Washington earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Traffic Technicians Work in Washington?
140 people worked as Traffic Technicians in 2018 in this state.
There were 130 Traffic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 110 Traffic Technicians working in it, which means Washington has more Traffic Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Washington
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%.
Washington Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 140 jobs for Washington Traffic Technicians in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 800 annual jobs and 7,200 total jobs in 2026.
What do Traffic Technicians Make in Washington?
In 2018 wages for Traffic Technicians ranged from $40,900 to $83,220 with $63,810 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.66 to $40.01. The median hourly rate was $30.68.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.38 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.30.
The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Washington 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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