Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of highway maintenance workers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare highway maintenance worker salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Highway Maintenance Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,030
25th Percentile Wage
$26,760
50th Percentile Wage
$33,630
75th Percentile Wage
$45,150
90th Percentile Wage
$59,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) highway maintenance workers is $59,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid highway maintenance workers is $22,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of highway maintenance workers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201633,630-0.95%-2.35%
201533,950-2.42%-
201434,7701.78%-
201334,150-0.79%-
201234,420--

Compare Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of highway maintenance workers in five industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for highway maintenance worker occupations is the highway, street, and bridge construction industry with an annual salary $33,750. The lowest paying industry is the utility system construction industry (annual salary $30,410). For detailed highway maintenance worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$33,750
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$33,740
Specialty Trade Contractors
$31,190
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$31,190
Utility System Construction
$30,410

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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