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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,770
25th Percentile Wage
$33,850
50th Percentile Wage
$42,560
75th Percentile Wage
$49,250
90th Percentile Wage
$56,740

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 $56,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.39
25th Percentile Wage
$16.27
50th Percentile Wage
$20.46
75th Percentile Wage
$23.68
90th Percentile Wage
$27.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.28. The median hourly salary is $20.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.39.

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
201642,5601.43%7.21%
201541,9503.79%-
201440,3601.49%-
201339,7600.68%-
201239,490--

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 $56,370. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in Wisconsin is Racine with a median annual salary of $56,370. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $56,120). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Racine
$56,370
Lake County-Kenosha County
$56,120
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$50,400
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$49,630
Duluth
$48,260
Sheboygan
$45,820
Madison
$45,190
Green Bay
$44,840
La Crosse
$44,520
Oshkosh-Neenah
$43,130
Janesville
$42,090
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,260
Eau Claire
$40,940
Appleton
$40,060
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$39,630
Wausau
$39,270
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,960
Fond du Lac
$33,910
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$33,680
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$33,240


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