Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Highway Maintenance Worker is $18.28
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Highway Maintenance Workers?
An entry-level Highway Maintenance Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.69 based on 14 salaries. An early career Highway Maintenance Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.59 based on 73 …Read more
What Do Highway Maintenance Workers Do?
Highway maintenance workers are responsible for maintaining highways so they are safe for drivers to use. Different maintenance workers may have different tasks, and some may be expected to clear waste and debris while others may perform construction work, especially relating to freeways. Some common duties of the job include sealing cracks, removing snow, cleaning freeways, installing signs, and performing repairs, and they generally work under a supervisor who assigns duties on a daily …Read more
- Monitor, maintain and repair roads, shoulders, guardrails, and medians.
- Clear ditches, culverts and other areas associated with roads.
- Assist with delivery and set up of materials to improve roads.
- Clear roads of debris, litter, dead animals, snow, plant material and other hazards.