Highway Maintenance Workers


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast
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Highway Maintenance Workers

Highway Maintenance Workers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Local, state, and federal government agencies (Department of Roads or Transportation)
  • Highway construction companies

Outlook

Growth in this occupation will about as fast as average. Government budget cuts impact demand for highway maintenance workers. Job openings will occur as people retire or leave for other jobs.

Highway Maintenance Workers (CIS 100097)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
6,939
Large
&
4.2%
5.8%
>>>>
735
High
  Champaign Area
121
Large
&
3.3%
7.0%
>>>>
12
Moderate
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
155
Large
&
6.5%
5.0%
>>>>
17
High
  Cook County
2,764
Large
&
-2.4%
5.6%
>>>>
266
High
  Decatur Area
54
Medium
&
3.7%
7.0%
>>>>
5
Moderate
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
242
Medium
&
11.6%
9.7%
>>>>
29
High
  Du Page County
382
Medium
&
31.4%
5.4%
>>>>
56
High
  Edwardsville Area
136
Large
&
2.9%
5.1%
>>>>
14
High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
89
Large
&
2.2%
7.0%
>>>>
9
High
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
96
Large
&
9.4%
5.2%
>>>>
11
High
  Lake County
336
Large
&
6.5%
8.6%
>>>>
37
High
  McHenry County
129
Large
&
21.7%
6.8%
>>>>
17
High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
145
Large
&
5.5%
6.8%
>>>>
15
High
  Northwest Illinois Area
189
Large
&
2.1%
3.6%
>>>>
19
High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
288
Large
&
3.8%
7.3%
>>>>
30
High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
198
Large
&
6.6%
4.3%
>>>>
22
High
  Rock Island-Moline Area
114
Medium
&
-3.5%
5.7%
>>>>
11
Moderate
  Rockford Area
175
Large
&
6.9%
7.6%
>>>>
19
High
  Shawnee National Forest Area
125
Very large
&
4.8%
2.4%
>>>>
13
High
  Springfield Area
708
Very large
&
2.5%
4.7%
>>>>
73
Very High
  St Louis-Belleville Area
200
Large
&
4.5%
6.4%
>>>>
22
High
  Vermilion County
60
Large
&
13.3%
4.9%
>>>>
8
High
  Will County
268
Large
&
12.3%
9.1%
>>>>
31
High
United States
156,100
Large
&
4.9%
3.7%
>>>>
16,500
High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.