Average Highway Maintenance Worker Hourly Pay

$17.19
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$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Highway Maintenance Worker is $17.19.
10%
$13.00
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$17.19
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$24.76
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MEDIAN $17.19
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $25
Bonus
$491 - $1,474
Total Pay
$27,694 - $59,951

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Job Description for Highway Maintenance Worker

Highway Maintenance Worker Tasks
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Highway Maintenance Worker

Skills in Maintenance and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training, Machine Operation and Heavy Equipment Operation.

Pay by Experience Level for Highway Maintenance Worker

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 $14.99 based on 63 salaries. An early career Highway Maintenance Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.92 based on 118 salaries. A mid-career Highway Maintenance Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.34 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Highway Maintenance Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.45 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 317 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.9%
Early Career
37.2%
Mid Career
17.4%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
8.8%