Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Highway Maintenance Workers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $32K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $33K. Highway Maintenance Workers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $37K. Highway Maintenance Workers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $46K.