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Highway Maintenance Worker Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 151,300 Highway Maintenance Workers in the United States. The Highway Maintenance Worker job market is expected to grow by 4.8% between 2014 and 2024.

Highway Maintenance Worker Employability Rating

C Sokanu rates Highway Maintenance Workers with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 47,600 Highway Maintenance Workers. That number is based on 7,300 additional Highway Maintenance Workers, and the retirement of 40,300 existing Highway Maintenance Workers.

Supply of Highway Maintenance Workers

The Highway Maintenance Worker industry is concentrated in New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

Highway Maintenance Worker Job Market by State

State name Employed Highway Maintenance Workers
New York 14,810
Pennsylvania 10,620
Ohio 7,430
Texas 6,440
Illinois 6,150
Puerto Rico 5,230
Minnesota 5,170
Wisconsin 5,010
Missouri 4,760
Virginia 4,630
California 4,590
Indiana 4,180
North Carolina 3,880
Alabama 3,660
Iowa 3,410
Michigan 3,320
Colorado 3,160
West Virginia 2,840
Florida 2,800
Oklahoma 2,520
Tennessee 2,480
Nebraska 2,430
Connecticut 2,360
Georgia 2,360
Washington 2,350
Kentucky 2,310
Mississippi 2,260
Massachusetts 2,040
Maine 1,860
Arkansas 1,730
Oregon 1,620
South Dakota 1,590
Vermont 1,580
New Hampshire 1,520
New Jersey 1,500
Kansas 1,400
Idaho 1,330
Louisiana 1,310
Arizona 1,300
New Mexico 1,110
North Dakota 1,100
Montana 1,000
Maryland 920
Utah 920
Wyoming 720
Nevada 720
Rhode Island 590
South Carolina 260
Alaska 120
Delaware 80

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