Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,920
25th Percentile Wage
$23,040
50th Percentile Wage
$28,230
75th Percentile Wage
$34,490
90th Percentile Wage
$40,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $40,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.58
25th Percentile Wage
$11.08
50th Percentile Wage
$13.57
75th Percentile Wage
$16.57
90th Percentile Wage
$19.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.44. The median hourly salary is $13.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.58.

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
201628,2302.98%2.09%
201527,3906.64%-
201425,5700.90%-
201325,340-9.08%-
201227,640--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Louisiana ranges from $22,250 to $31,790. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Louisiana is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $31,790. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $30,290). The lowest paying area is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$31,790
Baton Rouge
$30,290
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$28,880
Lafayette
$27,590
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$27,080
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$26,350
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$25,430
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$22,250



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