Highway Maintenance Worker Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for highway maintenance workers in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of highway maintenance workers amongst West Virginia 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,720
25th Percentile Wage
$24,510
50th Percentile Wage
$30,300
75th Percentile Wage
$40,600
90th Percentile Wage
$47,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for highway maintenance workers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.96
25th Percentile Wage
$11.78
50th Percentile Wage
$14.57
75th Percentile Wage
$19.52
90th Percentile Wage
$22.77

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for highway maintenance workers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.77. The median hourly salary is $14.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.96.

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
201630,30016.96%25.74%
201525,1604.33%-
201424,0702.62%-
201323,4404.01%-
201222,500--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of highway maintenance workers in state of West Virginia ranges from $24,110 to $41,670. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $41,670. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Cumberland (mean annual salary $38,140). The lowest paying area is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna with a median annual salary of $24,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$41,670
Cumberland
$38,140
Wheeling
$32,600
Charleston
$32,570
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,470
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$30,300
Huntington-Ashland
$26,890
Steubenville-Weirton
$25,460
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$24,110


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