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Highway Maintenance Workers
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or $22.06 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Assisting and Caring for Others (74)
Social Perceptiveness (47)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (44)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Highway Maintenance Workers' job openings is expected to rise 7.1% by 2031
'Highway Maintenance Workers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Highway Maintenance Workers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Highway Maintenance Workers' was $45,880, or $22.06 hourly
'Highway Maintenance Workers' are paid 0.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as highway maintenance workers?
As of 2021 there were 141,150 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 998 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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