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Highway Maintenance Workers

in Massachusetts

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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
474051  Highway Maintenance Workers 2,212 2,229 17 0.77 % 61 59 High school diploma or equivalent 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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