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Highway Maintenance Workers

Perform manual labor to maintain or repair highways and roads.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$28.25 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Inspect completed work to ensure proper installation.
  • Inspect industrial or commercial equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Drive trucks or truck-mounted equipment.
  • Operate equipment or vehicles to clear construction sites or move materials.
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Job Title Examples:

Highway Maintenance Crew Worker
Truck Driver
Equipment Operator (EO)

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