Traffic Technicians

General Information

Description

Conduct field studies to determine traffic volume, speed, effectiveness of signals, adequacy of lighting, and other factors influencing traffic conditions, under direction of traffic engineer.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$47,800

State-by-state Salary

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$68,720
$32,520
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 42%
  • Some college 23%
  • Associate's degree 12%
  • Bachelor's degree 11%
  • Post-secondary certificate 9%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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Knowledge

  • Computers and Electronics
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Transportation
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Mathematics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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