Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Lafayette, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of highway maintenance workers in Lafayette, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of highway maintenance workers in Lafayette is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Highway Maintenance Workers in Lafayette, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,730
25th Percentile Wage
$20,700
50th Percentile Wage
$23,430
75th Percentile Wage
$27,590
90th Percentile Wage
$31,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Lafayette, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $31,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,730.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$23,430
-17.76% -63.00%
2016
$27,590
-0.07% -
2015
$27,610
-38.32% -
2012
$38,190
- -

Table 3. Compare Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Lafayette with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $23,430, Lafayette is the lowest paying city for highway maintenance workers in state of Louisiana, following city of Shreveport-Bossier City (median annual salary of $35,200). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of highway maintenance workers in Lafayette is about 33.4 percent (33.4%) lower than that of the highest paying city Shreveport-Bossier City.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$35,200
Baton Rouge
$30,610
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$28,980
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$28,930
Monroe
$27,210
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$27,080
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$27,000
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$26,730
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$23,670
Lafayette
$23,430



See also: Top paying jobs in Lafayette, Louisiana.