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Flagger Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$28,000
$23,000
$28,000
$34,000
Flaggers in the United States make an average salary of $28,523 per year or $13.71 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $34,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, and Massachusetts provide the highest flagger salaries.
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Map of Flagger Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Flagger Salary By Location

While a flagger can average a salary of $28,523 per year, or $13.71 per hour, there are many opportunities for flaggers to make more. For example, in Bristol, CT you might make $33,759 per year. Other high-paying locations include Santa Clara, CA, Baltimore, MD and North Las Vegas, NV. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Bristol, CT where the average starting salary is $20,000. The highest paying states for flaggers include Alaska, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Kansas, Georgia, and Oklahoma offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Bristol, CT
Bristol, CT
$33,759
$34k
Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara, CA
$33,423
$33k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$32,630
$33k
North Las Vegas, NV
North Las Vegas, NV
$31,484
$31k
Abington, PA
Abington, PA
$30,929
$31k
Newburgh, NY
Newburgh, NY
$30,635
$31k
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$30,295
$30k
Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
$29,764
$30k
Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
$28,964
$29k
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$27,750
$28k

High Paying Flagger Jobs

Average Flagger Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like RoadSafe Traffic Systems and FNF Construction as they offer the highest salaries for flaggers.

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Flagger Salary History

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    Average Flagger Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, flagger salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that manufacturing, utilities, and technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for flaggers. For example, flaggers make a whopping average salary of $33,415 while working for manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $31,487 at utilities companies and $31,018 at technology companies. But flaggers may want to avoid working in the energy industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $25,724.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $33,415
    $33k
    Utilities
    Utilities
    $31,487
    $31k
    Technology
    Technology
    $31,018
    $31k
    Professional
    Professional
    $30,808
    $31k
    Construction
    Construction
    $27,526
    $28k
    Energy
    Energy
    $25,724
    $26k

    Flagger Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a flagger can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Flagger Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Flagger-4 Day Work Week! Overtime Available!!
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    Poughkeepsie, NY
    Poughkeepsie, NY
    10/30/2020
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    $33,392
    $33,392
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    Pala Band of Mission Indians
    Flagger
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    Alta, CA
    Alta, CA
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $22,957
    $22,957
    10/16/2020
    Traffic Control Flagger
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    Reno, NV
    Reno, NV
    09/25/2020
    09/25/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    09/25/2020
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    Poughkeepsie, NY
    Poughkeepsie, NY
    09/24/2020
    09/24/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    09/24/2020
    Special Events Flagger
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    Waco, TX
    Waco, TX
    09/22/2020
    09/22/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    09/22/2020
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    Newburgh, NY
    Newburgh, NY
    08/28/2020
    08/28/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    08/28/2020
    Integrity Corps
    Integrity Corps
    Traffic Control Flagger
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    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    08/27/2020
    08/27/2020
    $32,349
    $32,349
    08/27/2020
    Scotty's Contracting and Stone, LLC
    Scotty's Contracting and Stone, LLC
    Flagger
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    Bowling Green, KY
    Bowling Green, KY
    08/13/2020
    08/13/2020
    $31,827
    $31,827
    08/13/2020
    Flagger-4 Day Work Week! Overtime Available!!
    Flagger-4 Day Work Week! Overtime Available!!
    Poughkeepsie, NY
    Poughkeepsie, NY
    07/11/2020
    07/11/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    07/11/2020
    Special Events Flagger
    Special Events Flagger
    Kansas City, MO
    Kansas City, MO
    07/10/2020
    07/10/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    07/10/2020