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Traffic Technicians

Conduct field studies to monitor factors that affect traffic conditions.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$35.67 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  7.8%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Review work orders or schedules to determine operations or procedures.
  • Record operational details of travel.
  • Monitor surroundings to detect potential hazards.
  • Time vehicle speed or traffic-control equipment operation.
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