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Highway Maintenance Worker Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $9.59 $15.17 $22.54
  Annual $19,900 $31,500 $46,900
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Highway Maintenance Workers Maintain highways, municipal and rural roads, airport runways, and rights-of-way. Duties include patching broken or eroded pavement, repairing guard rails, highway markers, and snow fences. May also mow or clear brush from along road or plow snow from roadway. Exclude “Tree Trimmers and Pruners”.