Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,950
25th Percentile Wage
$40,890
50th Percentile Wage
$43,460
75th Percentile Wage
$46,510
90th Percentile Wage
$51,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.80
25th Percentile Wage
$19.66
50th Percentile Wage
$20.89
75th Percentile Wage
$22.36
90th Percentile Wage
$24.99

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.99. The median hourly salary is $20.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.80.

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
201643,4602.65%11.16%
201542,3104.61%-
201440,3605.20%-
201338,260-0.91%-
201238,610--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Montana ranges from $41,840 to $47,950. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Montana is Missoula with a median annual salary of $47,950. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $43,460). The lowest paying area is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Missoula
$47,950
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$43,460
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$43,460
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$42,820
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$41,840


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