Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,950
25th Percentile Wage
$28,310
50th Percentile Wage
$33,690
75th Percentile Wage
$38,370
90th Percentile Wage
$46,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,950.

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
$33,690
14.75% 24.84%
2016
$28,720
3.66% -
2015
$27,670
2.49% -
2014
$26,980
5.60% -
2013
$25,470
0.59% -
2012
$25,320
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Kentucky ranges from $31,560 to $36,950. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Kentucky is Evansville with a median annual salary of $36,950. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Bowling Green (mean annual salary $35,270). The lowest paying area is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$36,950
Bowling Green
$35,270
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,750
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,600
Owensboro
$33,820
Louisville-Jefferson County
$33,770
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$32,880
Elizabethtown
$32,780
Lexington-Fayette
$31,790
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$31,560




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