Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for highway maintenance workers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of highway maintenance workers among Texas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Highway Maintenance Workers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,800
25th Percentile Wage
$27,650
50th Percentile Wage
$34,630
75th Percentile Wage
$43,990
90th Percentile Wage
$51,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,800.

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
$34,630
2.69% 10.63%
2016
$33,700
5.04% -
2015
$32,000
-1.22% -
2014
$32,390
4.04% -
2013
$31,080
0.42% -
2012
$30,950
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Texas ranges from $25,550 to $40,230. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Texas is Sherman-Denison with a median annual salary of $40,230. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $38,550). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $25,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sherman-Denison
$40,230
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$38,550
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,280
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$38,170
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$37,760
Fort Worth-Arlington
$37,230
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$36,290
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,270
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$36,120
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$35,660
Wichita Falls
$35,430
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,240
Odessa
$35,140
Tyler
$35,120
Longview
$34,430
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,670
College Station-Bryan
$32,700
Abilene
$32,120
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,820
Victoria
$31,640
Lubbock
$31,420
Texarkana-Texarkana
$30,740
Waco
$30,350
San Angelo
$30,320
Corpus Christi
$28,820
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,650
Midland
$28,410
Brownsville-Harlingen
$28,230
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$27,410
Amarillo
$26,800
El Paso
$25,760
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$25,550




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