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Traffic Lieutenant Salary

$83,038 (USD)

Average Salary

$40/hr

Average Hourly

$3,338

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Traffic Lieutenant is $83,038 a year and $40 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Traffic Lieutenant is between $58,880 and $102,808. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs and coordinates activities of police personnel in performance of traffic-control duties and removal of illegally parked vehicles: recommends changes in traffic-control devices and regulations, considering suggestions of subordinates as well as own observations of traffic conditions at intersections or other points where police personnel are stationed.
  • Evaluates work performance of subordinates.
  • May cooperate with demonstration and parade officials to identify line of march and number of people involved in event.
  • May analyze proposed parade plans to determine traffic rerouting requirements and number and disposition of police personnel; and prepares operations procedure to be utilized.
  • May assume command of police personnel at site of unauthorized demonstrations to minimize traffic disruption and to maintain law and order.
Traffic Lieutenant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Job family population: 116,660

Estimated population of Traffic Lieutenant jobs: 5,335

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$96,264
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Traffic Lieutenant Job Listings for United States

Security Lieutenant - Montgomery, AL
Dec 11
Hope Hull, AL, USA
Inner Parish Security Corporation
Security Lieutenant - Montgomery, AL Duties and Responsibilities: * Supervises all security persons ... Conduct traffic control on site when necessary- * Conducts bi-weekly radio inventory- * Conducts ...
Rescue Lieutenant
Dec 10
Gainesville, FL, USA
Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
If in the past 24-month period, the record shows more than 3 moving traffic violations, and/or a conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for ...
Police Officer Cadet, (Multiple Openings)
Nov 20
Rohnert Park, CA, USA
Sonoma State University
Reporting to the Police Lieutenant, with additional lead work direction from the Chief of Police ... and issuing traffic situations; guarding or transporting cash; and performing other related ...

The average pay for a Traffic Lieutenant is $83,038 a year and $40 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Traffic Lieutenant is between $58,880 and $102,808. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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