Highway Maintenance Worker

Code: 47-4051.00

Also known as: Equipment Operator (EO), Highway Maintainer, Highway Maintenance Crew Worker, Highway Maintenance Technician, Highway Maintenance Worker, Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Worker, Transportation Maintenance Operator, Transportation Maintenance Specialist (TMS), Transportation Worker

Description: Why is it that highways always appear to be under construction? Due to inclement weather changes, damaged guardrails and eroded pavement, Highway Maintenance Workers are always needed. They help maintain various roads, ranging from highways and municipal roads to airport runways and rural roads.Highway Maintenance Workers typically have a high school degree or its equivalent. They learn most of their skills on the job.

Highway Maintenance Worker

Typical wages

10% $27,410
25% $33,850
Median $41,660
75% $51,300
90% $61,940
10% $13.18
25% $16.27
Median $20.03
75% $24.66
90% $29.78

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 16,500