The average hourly pay for a Highway Maintenance Worker is $17.29.
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Job Description for Highway Maintenance Worker
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 basis. …Read more
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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Skills in Heavy Equipment Operation and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training, Maintenance and Machine 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 $15.06 based on 21 salaries. An early career Highway Maintenance Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.01 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Highway Maintenance Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.77 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Highway Maintenance Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.59 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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