Traffic Technicians

Prospects: Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

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.

Number of positions

2012: 1,270    2014: 1,290

Annual job postings

New: 10    Replacement: 40
(Total: 50)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.