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Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of highway maintenance workers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare highway maintenance worker salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Highway Maintenance Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,350
25th Percentile Wage
$31,440
50th Percentile Wage
$38,900
75th Percentile Wage
$48,310
90th Percentile Wage
$57,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $57,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid highway maintenance workers is $25,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of highway maintenance workers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,900
1.36% 9.46%
2016
$38,370
3.36% -
2015
$37,080
1.16% -
2014
$36,650
1.99% -
2013
$35,920
1.95% -
2012
$35,220
- -

Compare Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of highway maintenance workers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $46,210. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $38,780). For detailed highway maintenance worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$46,210
Federal government, including USPS
$46,210
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$38,980
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$38,980
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$38,900
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$38,900
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$38,790
State government, including schools and hospitals
$38,780

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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