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 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 West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,410
25th Percentile Wage
$23,300
50th Percentile Wage
$28,570
75th Percentile Wage
$35,310
90th Percentile Wage
$49,360

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 $49,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,410.

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
$28,570
-6.06% 21.25%
2016
$30,300
16.96% -
2015
$25,160
4.33% -
2014
$24,070
2.62% -
2013
$23,440
4.01% -
2012
$22,500
- -

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 $44,040. The highest paying area for highway maintenance workers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $44,040. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Cumberland (mean annual salary $37,860). The lowest paying area is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna with a median annual salary of $24,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$44,040
Cumberland
$37,860
Wheeling
$30,470
Winchester
$30,390
Huntington-Ashland
$29,110
Charleston
$28,280
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$27,680
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$27,590
Morgantown
$26,590
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$25,520
Steubenville-Weirton
$25,460
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$24,110




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