Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,470
25th Percentile Wage
$32,230
50th Percentile Wage
$36,890
75th Percentile Wage
$42,490
90th Percentile Wage
$48,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,470.

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
$36,890
0.62% 8.92%
2016
$36,660
2.02% -
2015
$35,920
1.61% -
2014
$35,340
2.63% -
2013
$34,410
2.35% -
2012
$33,600
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Virginia ranges from $30,550 to $38,800. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Virginia is Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,800. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $37,230). The lowest paying area is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol with a median annual salary of $30,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$38,800
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$37,230
Charlottesville
$35,970
Harrisonburg
$35,650
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$35,460
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$35,310
Richmond
$35,270
Lynchburg
$34,460
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$34,410
Danville
$33,300
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$32,230
Roanoke
$31,950
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$30,550




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