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 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,060
25th Percentile Wage
$32,180
50th Percentile Wage
$41,860
75th Percentile Wage
$50,840
90th Percentile Wage
$59,530

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 $59,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,060.

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
$41,860
4.56% 14.50%
2016
$39,950
2.98% -
2015
$38,760
2.06% -
2014
$37,960
2.98% -
2013
$36,830
2.82% -
2012
$35,790
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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 $28,440 to $49,060. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Pennsylvania is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with a median annual salary of $49,060. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $48,270). The lowest paying area is Johnstown with a median annual salary of $28,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$49,060
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$48,270
Philadelphia
$46,400
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$46,210
Lancaster
$45,440
Reading
$44,910
Erie
$44,420
Lebanon
$44,300
Pittsburgh
$43,420
York-Hanover
$41,280
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$40,840
Altoona
$39,890
Newark-Union
$39,270
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,240
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$37,930
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$36,480
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,620
Williamsport
$34,340
State College
$34,140
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$33,450
Johnstown
$28,440




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