Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for highway maintenance workers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of highway maintenance workers among Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Highway Maintenance Workers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,030
25th Percentile Wage
$23,290
50th Percentile Wage
$27,880
75th Percentile Wage
$33,100
90th Percentile Wage
$39,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.63
25th Percentile Wage
$11.20
50th Percentile Wage
$13.41
75th Percentile Wage
$15.92
90th Percentile Wage
$18.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.95. The median hourly salary is $13.41. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.63.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of highway maintenance workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,880-0.68%6.31%
201528,0704.81%-
201426,7202.73%-
201325,990-0.50%-
201226,120--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Highway Maintenance Workers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Alabama ranges from $24,880 to $29,140. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Alabama is Gadsden with a median annual salary of $29,140. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $29,130). The lowest paying area is Mobile with a median annual salary of $24,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gadsden
$29,140
Birmingham-Hoover
$29,130
Decatur
$29,120
Tuscaloosa
$29,090
Huntsville
$29,000
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$28,400
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$27,940
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$27,280
Auburn-Opelika
$27,080
Dothan
$26,900
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$26,870
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$25,980
Montgomery
$25,380
Mobile
$24,880


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