Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,040
25th Percentile Wage
$22,290
50th Percentile Wage
$26,670
75th Percentile Wage
$30,840
90th Percentile Wage
$36,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,040.

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
$26,670
-1.46% 11.44%
2016
$27,060
0.11% -
2015
$27,030
2.44% -
2014
$26,370
7.09% -
2013
$24,500
3.59% -
2012
$23,620
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Mississippi ranges from $24,280 to $28,000. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Mississippi is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,000. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Jackson (mean annual salary $27,630). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $24,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$28,000
Jackson
$27,630
Gulfport-Biloxi
$27,430
Pascagoula
$27,080
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$26,770
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$26,080
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$25,230
Hattiesburg
$24,280




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