Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,090
25th Percentile Wage
$34,560
50th Percentile Wage
$43,580
75th Percentile Wage
$50,470
90th Percentile Wage
$58,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,090.

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
$43,580
2.34% 9.39%
2016
$42,560
1.43% -
2015
$41,950
3.79% -
2014
$40,360
1.49% -
2013
$39,760
0.68% -
2012
$39,490
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $33,240 to $57,440. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Wisconsin is Racine with a median annual salary of $57,440. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $55,400). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Racine
$57,440
Lake County-Kenosha County
$55,400
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$51,270
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$49,360
Madison
$48,570
Duluth
$47,200
Oshkosh-Neenah
$46,160
Janesville
$46,120
Sheboygan
$46,010
Green Bay
$45,380
La Crosse
$44,390
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$43,530
Appleton
$43,460
Wausau
$41,360
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$40,120
Eau Claire
$39,960
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,280
Fond du Lac
$36,850
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$34,560
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$33,240




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