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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 14,880
Pennsylvania 10,610
Ohio 7,730
Texas 6,570
Illinois 6,510
Puerto Rico 5,570
Missouri 5,510
Minnesota 5,230
Wisconsin 5,230
California 4,620
Virginia 4,190
Indiana 4,140
North Carolina 3,890
Alabama 3,580
Michigan 3,390
Iowa 3,330
Florida 2,970
Colorado 2,960
Oklahoma 2,910
Nebraska 2,680
Georgia 2,610
Arkansas 2,390
Mississippi 2,360
Kentucky 2,320
Connecticut 2,310
Washington 2,250
Massachusetts 2,110
Maine 1,830
Tennessee 1,780
New Jersey 1,690
Oregon 1,630
New Hampshire 1,580
Kansas 1,530
South Dakota 1,530
Vermont 1,470
Louisiana 1,410
Arizona 1,330
Idaho 1,270
North Dakota 1,210
West Virginia 1,170
New Mexico 1,120
Montana 980
Utah 950
Maryland 850
Wyoming 810
Nevada 670
Rhode Island 560
South Carolina 410
Alaska 140
Delaware 40

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