Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for highway maintenance workers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of highway maintenance workers amongst Illinois areas 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 Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,190
25th Percentile Wage
$28,610
50th Percentile Wage
$48,340
75th Percentile Wage
$62,460
90th Percentile Wage
$75,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,190.

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
$48,340
4.18% 8.13%
2016
$46,320
0.30% -
2015
$46,180
-7.77% -
2014
$49,770
0.24% -
2013
$49,650
10.55% -
2012
$44,410
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Illinois ranges from $28,770 to $63,680. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Illinois is Bloomington-Normal with a median annual salary of $63,680. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Peoria (mean annual salary $58,920). The lowest paying area is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bloomington-Normal
$63,680
Peoria
$58,920
Kankakee-Bradley
$56,430
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$55,240
Danville
$54,610
Champaign-Urbana
$54,540
Springfield
$54,140
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$53,140
Decatur
$42,420
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$41,070
Rockford
$37,780
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$35,140
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$33,330
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$28,770




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for highway maintenance workers

💰 Highest paying industries for highway maintenance workers.