Occupation Title: Traffic Technicians
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.
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 53-6041
Sample Job Titles: Engineering Technician, Traffic Technician, Transportation Technician, Traffic Signal Technician (TST), Field Traffic Investigator, Traffic Control Technician, Traffic Investigator, Transportation Planning Technician, Traffic Analyst, Traffic Engineering Technician
Estimated Total Employment*
Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 2,800
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).
Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).