Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for highway maintenance workers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of highway maintenance workers amongst Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,790
25th Percentile Wage
$26,400
50th Percentile Wage
$30,790
75th Percentile Wage
$39,830
90th Percentile Wage
$49,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,790.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.96
25th Percentile Wage
$12.69
50th Percentile Wage
$14.80
75th Percentile Wage
$19.14
90th Percentile Wage
$23.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.66. The median hourly salary is $14.80. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.96.

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
201630,7904.03%6.82%
201529,5500.54%-
201429,3900.65%-
201329,2001.75%-
201228,690--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Florida ranges from $25,630 to $41,930. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Florida is Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent with a median annual salary of $41,930. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach (mean annual salary $35,210). The lowest paying area is Tallahassee with a median annual salary of $25,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$41,930
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$35,210
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$34,380
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$34,290
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$32,910
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$32,730
Port St Lucie
$32,530
Jacksonville
$31,340
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$30,670
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$30,430
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$30,060
Gainesville
$30,010
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$29,700
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$29,610
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$28,550
Tallahassee
$25,630



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