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Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,350
25th Percentile Wage
$29,720
50th Percentile Wage
$33,660
75th Percentile Wage
$39,690
90th Percentile Wage
$46,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,350.

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
$33,660
6.12% 12.36%
2016
$31,600
2.18% -
2015
$30,910
2.26% -
2014
$30,210
0.89% -
2013
$29,940
1.47% -
2012
$29,500
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of North Carolina ranges from $30,280 to $35,400. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in North Carolina is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $35,400. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Winston-Salem (mean annual salary $35,260). The lowest paying area is Greenville with a median annual salary of $30,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$35,400
Winston-Salem
$35,260
Burlington
$35,030
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$34,990
Jacksonville
$34,920
Raleigh-Cary
$34,630
Asheville
$34,180
Greensboro-High Point
$33,960
Durham-Chapel Hill
$33,260
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,950
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,630
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,030
Fayetteville
$31,950
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$31,490
Goldsboro
$31,130
Rocky Mount
$30,430
Greenville
$30,280




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