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 amongst Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,290
25th Percentile Wage
$26,990
50th Percentile Wage
$33,700
75th Percentile Wage
$42,750
90th Percentile Wage
$50,980

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 $50,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,290.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.72
25th Percentile Wage
$12.98
50th Percentile Wage
$16.20
75th Percentile Wage
$20.55
90th Percentile Wage
$24.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.51. The median hourly salary is $16.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.72.

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
201633,7005.04%8.16%
201532,000-1.22%-
201432,3904.04%-
201331,0800.42%-
201230,950--

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 $24,040 to $39,230. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Texas is Sherman-Denison with a median annual salary of $39,230. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $38,930). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $24,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sherman-Denison
$39,230
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$38,930
Fort Worth-Arlington
$37,620
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$37,080
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$36,680
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,510
Lubbock
$36,210
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,990
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$35,300
Longview
$34,430
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$34,400
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,630
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$33,070
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,480
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,150
Abilene
$31,330
Texarkana-Texarkana
$30,820
San Angelo
$30,320
Waco
$29,560
Corpus Christi
$28,950
Midland
$28,410
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$27,780
Brownsville-Harlingen
$27,160
Amarillo
$26,800
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$26,730
El Paso
$25,760
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$24,040



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