Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Highway Maintenance Workers (47-4051)

Maintain highways, municipal and rural roads, airport runways, and rights-of-way. Duties include patching broken or eroded pavement, repairing guard rails, highway markers, and snow fences. May also mow or clear brush from along road or plow snow from roadway. Excludes Tree Trimmers and Pruners (37-3013).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 136 136 0 5 10 15
United States 155300 162700 0.0 6400 11200 18400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 20.77 13.18 16.27 20.03 24.66 29.78
Alaska 28.06 16.24 18.69 28.05 32.37 40.17
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 30.53 23.10 26.83 29.20 32.17 43.42
Balance of State 25.57 14.94 16.85 19.13 31.82 39.64

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.