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Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 55% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Traffic Technicians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
The number of 'Traffic Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 2.3% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Traffic Technicians' was $50,050, or $24 per hour
'Traffic Technicians' were paid 8.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 7,310 people employed as 'Traffic Technicians' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 20 thousand people are employed as 'Traffic Technicians'.
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.
SOC Code: 53-6041.00
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