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How much does a Highway Maintenance Worker make in the United States?

Average Highway Maintenance Worker Hourly Wage in the United States

Highway Maintenance Workers earn a median hourly wage of $17.75. Hourly wages typically start from $11.35 and go up to $26.38.

Average Highway Maintenance Worker Yearly Salary in the United States

Highway Maintenance Workers earn a median salary of $36,930 per year. Salaries typically start from $23,600 and go up to $54,870.

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Highway Maintenance Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Highway Maintenance Worker Earnings

The highest earning Highway Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$26.38
an hour
$54,870
per year
Senior Highway Maintenance Worker Earnings

Senior Highway Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$22.21
an hour
$46,200
per year
Experienced Highway Maintenance Worker Earnings

Experienced Highway Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$17.75
an hour
$36,930
per year
Junior Highway Maintenance Worker Earnings

Junior Highway Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$14.15
an hour
$29,430
per year
Starting Highway Maintenance Worker Earnings

Starting Highway Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$11.35
an hour
$23,600
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Highway Maintenance Worker salary comparison

Highway Maintenance Workers earn less than 61% percent of Services careers. Highway Maintenance Worker salaries are in the bottom 67% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Highway Maintenance Workers in the United States

Highway Maintenance Worker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Alaska $26.57 $55,260 # 1
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in New Jersey $24.20 $50,330 # 2
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Connecticut $25.13 $52,270 # 3
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in California $23.27 $48,390 # 4
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Massachusetts $22.78 $47,380 # 5
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Washington $22.20 $46,170 # 6
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Minnesota $22.86 $47,560 # 7
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in North Dakota $21.40 $44,510 # 8
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Illinois $22.20 $46,180 # 9
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Oregon $21.70 $45,130 # 10
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Nevada $19.56 $40,690 # 11
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Iowa $21.36 $44,430 # 12
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in New York $19.87 $41,330 # 13
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Rhode Island $20.57 $42,780 # 14
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Montana $20.34 $42,310 # 15
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Colorado $20.58 $42,810 # 16
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Michigan $20.34 $42,310 # 17
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Wisconsin $20.17 $41,950 # 18
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Wyoming $18.41 $38,290 # 19
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Vermont $18.90 $39,310 # 20
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Pennsylvania $18.63 $38,760 # 21
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Ohio $17.85 $37,120 # 22
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Maryland $17.26 $35,900 # 23
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Utah $17.80 $37,030 # 24
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Arizona $18.13 $37,710 # 25
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Virginia $17.27 $35,920 # 26
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Idaho $17.10 $35,560 # 27
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in New Hampshire $16.57 $34,460 # 28
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Delaware $16.46 $34,230 # 29
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Indiana $16.31 $33,930 # 30
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Nebraska $16.20 $33,690 # 31
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Missouri $16.01 $33,310 # 32
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Texas $15.38 $32,000 # 33
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Maine $16.20 $33,700 # 34
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in New Mexico $15.61 $32,460 # 35
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Florida $14.20 $29,550 # 36
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in South Dakota $14.65 $30,480 # 37
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in North Carolina $14.86 $30,910 # 38
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Oklahoma $14.64 $30,440 # 39
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Kentucky $13.30 $27,670 # 40
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Kansas $14.30 $29,750 # 41
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Alabama $13.50 $28,070 # 42
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Tennessee $13.35 $27,760 # 43
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Louisiana $13.17 $27,390 # 44
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Arkansas $13.45 $27,980 # 45
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in South Carolina $13.07 $27,190 # 46
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Georgia $12.94 $26,920 # 47
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in Mississippi $13.00 $27,030 # 48
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary in West Virginia $12.10 $25,160 # 49
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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