There are currently an estimated 149,900 highway maintenance workers in the United States. The highway maintenance worker job market is expected to grow by 6.9% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are highway maintenance workers?
CareerExplorer 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 16,000 highway maintenance workers. That number is based on 10,300 additional highway maintenance workers, and the retirement of 5,700 existing highway maintenance workers.
What’s the supply of highway maintenance workers?
The highway maintenance worker industry is concentrated in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio
Highway Maintenance Worker job market by state
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