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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Highway Maintenance Workers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,980
25th Percentile Wage
$36,070
50th Percentile Wage
$43,880
75th Percentile Wage
$49,060
90th Percentile Wage
$54,940

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 $54,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,980.

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
$43,880
0.21% 4.95%
2016
$43,790
3.38% -
2015
$42,310
2.43% -
2014
$41,280
2.54% -
2013
$40,230
-3.68% -
2012
$41,710
- -

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 $35,850 to $48,230. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Michigan is Flint with a median annual salary of $48,230. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $47,640). The lowest paying area is Muskegon-Norton Shores with a median annual salary of $35,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flint
$48,230
Lansing-East Lansing
$47,640
Ann Arbor
$46,880
Jackson
$46,190
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$45,960
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$45,940
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$45,640
Niles-Benton Harbor
$45,420
Battle Creek
$45,240
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$44,460
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$43,940
Kalamazoo-Portage
$43,590
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$43,320
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$42,100
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$39,830
South Bend-Mishawaka
$39,550
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$35,950
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$35,850




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