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Highest Paying Industries for Highway Maintenance Workers

The top 32 highest paying industries for highway maintenance workers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $45,190, other heavy and civil engineering construction is the highest paying industry for highway maintenance workers. It is followed by federal government, including usps industry (average annual salary $43,280). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of highway maintenance workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 32 Highest Paying Industries for Highway Maintenance Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$45,190
90
2 Federal government, including USPS
$43,280
50
3 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$43,280
50
4 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$39,770
n/a
5 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$39,770
n/a
6 Employment Services
$38,910
250
7 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$38,710
n/a
8 Transportation and Warehousing
$37,830
80
9 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$37,270
40
10 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$37,180
40
11 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$37,180
40
12 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$37,050
93,980
13 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$37,050
93,980
14 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$36,650
133,020
15 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$36,650
133,010
16 Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,650
133,010
17 State government, including schools and hospitals
$35,790
38,990
18 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$35,790
38,980
19 Support Activities for Road Transportation
$35,400
60
20 Support Activities for Transportation
$35,260
60
21 Construction
$34,770
6,310
22 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$34,750
6,060
23 Specialty Trade Contractors
$34,670
240
24 Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$34,570
5,930
25 Traveler Accommodation
$34,370
30
26 Accommodation
$34,370
30
27 Accommodation and Food Services
$34,370
30
28 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$33,940
940
29 Administrative and Support Services
$33,720
930
30 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$31,880
220
31 Temporary Help Services
$30,650
140
32 Other Support Services
$25,770
370
See also: Highest paying cities for highway maintenance workers.