Career Outlook for Highway Maintenance Workers

Also known as:  Highway Maintainer, Highway Maintenance Crew Worker, Highway Worker, Lane Marker Installer, Road Patcher, Road Sign Installer
The overall job outlook for Highway Maintenance Worker careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 4.38 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.73 percent per year. Demand for Highway Maintenance Workers is expected to go up, with an expected 15,770 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.38 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Highway Maintenance Workers in the following states
New York 15,300
Pennsylvania 9,540
Ohio 8,270
Missouri 5,930
Wisconsin 5,310
Indiana 4,650
Minnesota 4,570
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Highway Maintenance Workers
Alaska 90
South Carolina 340
West Virginia 450
Rhode Island 600
Nevada 640
Wyoming 700
North Carolina 970