Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,910
25th Percentile Wage
$22,810
50th Percentile Wage
$27,750
75th Percentile Wage
$33,790
90th Percentile Wage
$39,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.57
25th Percentile Wage
$10.97
50th Percentile Wage
$13.34
75th Percentile Wage
$16.25
90th Percentile Wage
$18.89

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.89. The median hourly salary is $13.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.57.

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
201627,7502.99%6.20%
201526,9202.41%-
201426,270-0.46%-
201326,3901.36%-
201226,030--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Georgia ranges from $20,700 to $32,540. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Georgia is Savannah with a median annual salary of $32,540. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta (mean annual salary $30,650). The lowest paying area is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $20,700.

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


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