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Highway Maintenance Workers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $27.03
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Highway Maintenance Workers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.21 $22.76 $24.06
Minnesota
$23.59 $27.03 $29.95
Central Minnesota
$23.19 $27.03 $29.97
Northeast Minnesota
$23.48 $27.03 $29.48
Northwest Minnesota
$23.11 $27.03 $29.41
Southeast Minnesota
$23.67 $27.03 $29.73
Southwest Minnesota
$23.14 $26.27 $29.41
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$25.57 $29.73 $30.18

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 4,900 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Highway Maintenance Workers most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 5,455 new Highway Maintenance Workers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Highway Maintenance Workers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 153,800 163,100 9,300 6%
Minnesota 5,088 5,265 177 3.5%
Central Minnesota 567 600 33 5.8%
Northeast Minnesota 645 694 49 7.6%
Northwest Minnesota 858 875 17 2%
Southeast Minnesota 705 750 45 6.4%
Southwest Minnesota 608 622 14 2.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,745 1,783 38 2.2%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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