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 cities 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 Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,330
25th Percentile Wage
$22,440
50th Percentile Wage
$27,060
75th Percentile Wage
$31,540
90th Percentile Wage
$38,440

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 $38,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.30
25th Percentile Wage
$10.79
50th Percentile Wage
$13.01
75th Percentile Wage
$15.16
90th Percentile Wage
$18.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.48. The median hourly salary is $13.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.30.

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
201627,0600.11%12.71%
201527,0302.44%-
201426,3707.09%-
201324,5003.59%-
201223,620--

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 $24,530 to $28,380. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Mississippi is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,380. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Gulfport-Biloxi (mean annual salary $28,020). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $24,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$28,380
Gulfport-Biloxi
$28,020
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$27,200
Pascagoula
$27,080
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$27,040
Jackson
$26,700
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$24,710
Hattiesburg
$24,530


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