Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,740
25th Percentile Wage
$31,710
50th Percentile Wage
$39,950
75th Percentile Wage
$48,830
90th Percentile Wage
$57,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,740.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.37
25th Percentile Wage
$15.25
50th Percentile Wage
$19.21
75th Percentile Wage
$23.48
90th Percentile Wage
$27.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.70. The median hourly salary is $19.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.37.

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
201639,9502.98%10.41%
201538,7602.06%-
201437,9602.98%-
201336,8302.82%-
201235,790--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $26,860 to $48,430. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with a median annual salary of $48,430. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $47,120). The lowest paying area is Johnstown with a median annual salary of $26,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$48,430
Newark-Union
$47,120
Philadelphia
$46,670
Lebanon
$45,280
Reading
$44,470
Lancaster
$43,640
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$43,110
Pittsburgh
$42,080
Erie
$41,820
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$40,060
Altoona
$38,780
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$38,670
York-Hanover
$38,540
State College
$38,340
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,250
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$35,780
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,800
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,620
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,250
Williamsport
$31,850
Johnstown
$26,860


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