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Highest Paying States for Highway Maintenance Workers

The highest paying states 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 of highway maintenance workers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $54,740, Connecticut is the highest paying state for highway maintenance workers. It is followed by California (average annual salary $52,370). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of highway maintenance workers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Highway Maintenance Workers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Connecticut
$54,740
$42,380 2,200
2 California
$52,370
$36,060 4,320
3 Massachusetts
$50,040
$38,310 1,990
4 Washington
$49,870
$40,020 2,420
5 Oregon
$49,280
$37,440 1,820
6 Illinois
$48,340
$20,190 6,870
7 North Dakota
$48,060
$34,570 1,050
8 Minnesota
$47,480
$35,410 4,870
9 Iowa
$45,940
$33,450 3,450
10 Montana
$44,350
$34,700 1,040
11 New York
$43,930
$31,080 15,070
12 Michigan
$43,880
$27,980 3,240
13 Rhode Island
$43,760
$36,310 570
14 Wisconsin
$43,580
$27,090 5,660
15 Vermont
$41,860
$32,660 1,170
16 Pennsylvania
$41,860
$26,060 10,380
17 Nevada
$41,630
$28,500 680
18 New Jersey
$41,580
$23,240 3,390
19 Colorado
$41,060
$32,730 2,820
20 Wyoming
$40,550
$35,530 830
21 Ohio
$40,020
$25,710 8,050
22 Hawaii
$39,570
$28,320 110
23 Alaska
$39,570
$32,090 220
24 Utah
$38,890
$30,520 900
25 Arizona
$38,500
$27,710 1,380
26 Idaho
$37,510
$28,680 1,220
27 Maryland
$37,430
$27,910 680
28 Virginia
$36,890
$27,470 3,980
29 New Hampshire
$36,230
$25,160 1,590
30 Maine
$34,940
$28,580 1,960
31 Nebraska
$34,870
$27,800 2,480
32 Indiana
$34,690
$27,710 4,110
33 Texas
$34,630
$22,800 6,860
34 Missouri
$34,370
$26,080 5,690
35 Kansas
$33,950
$24,420 1,710
36 New Mexico
$33,900
$28,600 1,100
37 Delaware
$33,890
$23,360 60
38 Kentucky
$33,690
$23,950 2,110
39 North Carolina
$33,660
$26,350 4,680
40 South Dakota
$33,320
$26,030 1,650
41 Florida
$32,180
$24,240 2,490
42 Oklahoma
$32,070
$23,350 3,190
43 Tennessee
$30,500
$21,720 1,610
44 Arkansas
$30,040
$21,620 2,890
45 Louisiana
$28,980
$20,330 1,640
46 West Virginia
$28,570
$20,410 1,060
47 Georgia
$28,560
$20,720 2,650
48 Alabama
$28,400
$20,090 3,590
49 South Carolina
$27,680
$21,200 590
50 Mississippi
$26,670
$19,040 2,500
51 Puerto Rico
$18,030
$16,240 5,360
See also: Highest paying industries for highway maintenance workers, Top Paying Jobs in America.