Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for highway maintenance workers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of highway maintenance workers among Iowa cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Highway Maintenance Workers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,450
25th Percentile Wage
$39,980
50th Percentile Wage
$45,940
75th Percentile Wage
$51,260
90th Percentile Wage
$56,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of highway maintenance workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,940
2.05% 13.89%
2016
$45,000
1.27% -
2015
$44,430
2.88% -
2014
$43,150
3.96% -
2013
$41,440
4.54% -
2012
$39,560
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Iowa ranges from $40,320 to $50,550. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $50,550. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $49,360). The lowest paying area is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $40,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$50,550
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$49,360
Iowa City
$47,620
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$47,010
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$46,250
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$46,210
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$45,790
Dubuque
$45,460
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$45,000
Ames
$44,390
Cedar Rapids
$40,320




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