Highway maintenance worker earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level highway maintenance worker earnings begin at:

$23.54 per hour

$48,960 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level highway maintenance worker earnings begin at:

$22.83 per hour

$47,480 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level highway maintenance worker earnings begin at:

$19.50 per hour

$40,560 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level highway maintenance worker earnings begin at:

$17.93 per hour

$37,280 per year

10th percentile

Starting level highway maintenance worker earnings begin at:

$16.50 per hour

$34,320 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Highway maintenance worker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Washington $60,320
Connecticut $59,850
Illinois $58,590
Alaska $58,340
Oregon $56,980
Minnesota $54,500
California $48,480
Massachusetts $48,230
New Jersey $48,030
Iowa $47,970
North Dakota $47,970
Rhode Island $47,960
Michigan $47,550
New York $47,550
Colorado $47,480
Montana $47,480
Wisconsin $47,060
Vermont $46,860
Pennsylvania $46,790
Ohio $46,730
Nevada $46,590
Idaho $40,560
Maine $40,500
Arizona $39,500
Wyoming $39,400
North Carolina $39,200
New Hampshire $38,980
Virginia $38,860
Maryland $38,120
Indiana $37,980
Nebraska $37,840
Utah $37,670
South Dakota $37,250
West Virginia $37,220
Kansas $36,990
Missouri $36,990
Florida $36,940
New Mexico $36,940
Oklahoma $36,810
Texas $36,480
Tennessee $34,320
Arkansas $34,020
Delaware $30,340
South Carolina $30,140
Kentucky $30,100
Georgia $29,850
Alabama $29,600
Hawaii $29,430
Mississippi $29,090
Louisiana $29,030
Puerto Rico $17,730

How do highway maintenance worker salaries compare to similar careers?

Highway maintenance workers earn about the same as related careers in Idaho. On average, they make less than pipelayers but more than real estate agents.

Career Median Salary
Pipelayer salary $40K
Welder salary $47K
Ambulance dispatcher salary $38K
Cement mason salary $43K
Locksmith salary $38K
Highway maintenance worker salary $41K
Drywall installer salary $44K
Plasterer salary $38K
Firefighter salary $40K
Real estate agent salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)