Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,240
25th Percentile Wage
$28,630
50th Percentile Wage
$33,900
75th Percentile Wage
$38,330
90th Percentile Wage
$45,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.65
25th Percentile Wage
$13.76
50th Percentile Wage
$16.30
75th Percentile Wage
$18.43
90th Percentile Wage
$21.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.80. The median hourly salary is $16.30. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.65.

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
201633,9001.74%5.16%
201533,3101.32%-
201432,8700.40%-
201332,7401.80%-
201232,150--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Missouri ranges from $30,620 to $37,080. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Missouri is St Joseph with a median annual salary of $37,080. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Louis (mean annual salary $37,060). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $30,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Joseph
$37,080
St Louis
$37,060
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$35,620
Jefferson City
$35,140
Kansas City
$35,030
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$34,040
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$34,000
Joplin
$33,410
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$33,390
Springfield
$33,030
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$32,770
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$31,430
Columbia
$30,620



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