Highway Maintenance Worker Salary (United States)

A Highway Maintenance Worker earns an average wage of $15.87 per hour.
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary (?
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$26,931 - $71,899
(Median)
27K
48K
72K
MEDIAN: $34,993
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Highway Maintenance Worker Salary (?
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$11.15 - $23.98
(Median)
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24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,931 - $71,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,543 - $58,284  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $23.98  
   
Overtime
$17.61 - $35.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$24,543 - $58,284  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Job Description for Highway Maintenance Worker

  • Assist with delivery and set up of materials to improve roads.
  • Clear roads of debris, litter, dead animals, snow, plant material and other hazards.
  • Monitor, maintain and repair roads, shoulders, guardrails, and medians.
  • Clear ditches, culverts and other areas associated with roads.

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Pay by Experience Level for Highway Maintenance Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Highway Maintenance Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$34,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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