Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,780
25th Percentile Wage
$36,410
50th Percentile Wage
$43,790
75th Percentile Wage
$48,180
90th Percentile Wage
$52,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.32
25th Percentile Wage
$17.51
50th Percentile Wage
$21.05
75th Percentile Wage
$23.16
90th Percentile Wage
$25.21

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.21. The median hourly salary is $21.05. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.32.

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
201643,7903.38%4.75%
201542,3102.43%-
201441,2802.54%-
201340,230-3.68%-
201241,710--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Michigan ranges from $36,820 to $46,880. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $46,880. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $45,960). The lowest paying area is Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$46,880
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$45,960
Lansing-East Lansing
$45,570
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$45,130
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$44,670
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$44,460
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$43,320
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$42,170
Kalamazoo-Portage
$41,520
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$38,060
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$36,820


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