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Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of highway maintenance workers in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of highway maintenance workers in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Highway Maintenance Workers in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,800
25th Percentile Wage
$25,080
50th Percentile Wage
$30,650
75th Percentile Wage
$37,360
90th Percentile Wage
$45,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $21,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.48
25th Percentile Wage
$12.06
50th Percentile Wage
$14.73
75th Percentile Wage
$17.96
90th Percentile Wage
$21.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.92. The median hourly salary is $14.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.48.

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
201630,6502.97%5.81%
201529,7401.45%-
201429,310-0.03%-
201329,3201.53%-
201228,870--

Table 3. Compare Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $30,650, Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is the second highest paying city for highway maintenance workers in state of Georgia, following the highest paying city Savannah (median annual salary of $32,540). Compared with Savannah, the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is 5.8 percent (5.8%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Savannah
$32,540
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$30,650
Athens-Clarke County
$28,540
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$27,770
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$25,990
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$25,740
Valdosta
$23,620
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$23,580
Brunswick
$20,700

See also: Top paying jobs in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia.