Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Minnesota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,990
25th Percentile Wage
$41,410
50th Percentile Wage
$49,570
75th Percentile Wage
$54,190
90th Percentile Wage
$59,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,990.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.34
25th Percentile Wage
$19.91
50th Percentile Wage
$23.83
75th Percentile Wage
$26.06
90th Percentile Wage
$28.55

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.55. The median hourly salary is $23.83. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.34.

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
201649,5704.05%11.28%
201547,5606.31%-
201444,5602.42%-
201343,480-1.15%-
201243,980--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Minnesota ranges from $43,140 to $49,610. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $49,610. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,030). The lowest paying area is Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$49,610
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$48,030
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$46,960
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$46,760
Mankato-North Mankato
$46,330
St Cloud
$46,330
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$43,140


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