Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for highway maintenance workers in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of highway maintenance workers among Indiana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,840
25th Percentile Wage
$29,240
50th Percentile Wage
$34,310
75th Percentile Wage
$38,520
90th Percentile Wage
$44,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.38
25th Percentile Wage
$14.06
50th Percentile Wage
$16.48
75th Percentile Wage
$18.52
90th Percentile Wage
$21.33

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.33. The median hourly salary is $16.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.38.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,3101.11%9.71%
201533,9300.35%-
201433,8102.60%-
201332,9305.92%-
201230,980--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Indiana ranges from $29,790 to $35,510. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Indiana is Elkhart-Goshen with a median annual salary of $35,510. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $35,270). The lowest paying area is Terre Haute with a median annual salary of $29,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Elkhart-Goshen
$35,510
Indianapolis-Carmel
$35,270
Fort Wayne
$35,070
Gary
$34,670
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$34,650
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$34,060
Muncie
$33,860
Anderson
$33,800
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$33,520
Michigan City-La Porte
$33,420
Kokomo
$30,970
Bloomington
$30,560
Lafayette
$30,270
Terre Haute
$29,790


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