Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Massachusetts

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,050
25th Percentile Wage
$43,050
50th Percentile Wage
$48,840
75th Percentile Wage
$56,630
90th Percentile Wage
$62,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.29
25th Percentile Wage
$20.70
50th Percentile Wage
$23.48
75th Percentile Wage
$27.23
90th Percentile Wage
$30.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.02. The median hourly salary is $23.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.29.

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
201648,8402.99%9.87%
201547,3803.02%-
201445,9502.85%-
201344,6401.39%-
201244,020--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $40,590 to $54,890. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Massachusetts is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $54,890. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is New Bedford (mean annual salary $52,560). The lowest paying area is North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$54,890
New Bedford
$52,560
Framingham
$51,450
Springfield
$50,810
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$49,400
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$48,550
Worcester
$48,390
Barnstable Town
$48,140
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$47,250
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$46,780
Pittsfield
$45,810
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$45,060
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$44,050
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$40,590


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