Highway Maintenance Workers
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High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.
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Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a much higher chance of automation: 61% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Highway Maintenance Workers' job openings is expected to rise 7.1% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Highway Maintenance Workers' was $44,930, or $21 per hour
'Highway Maintenance Workers' were paid 3.0% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 143,330 people employed as 'Highway Maintenance Workers' within the United States.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Highway Maintenance Workers'.
Maintain highways, municipal and rural roads, airport runways, and rights-of-way. Duties include patching broken or eroded pavement and repairing guard rails, highway markers, and snow fences. May also mow or clear brush from along road, or plow snow from roadway.
SOC Code: 47-4051.00
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