Heavy, Highway, and Municipal Wage & Benefit Survey

2018 Heavy, Highway, and Municipal Survey

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Report Description

The Heavy, Highway, and Municipal Open Shop Wage and Benefit Survey contains 150 pages of valuable wage and benefit data reported by over 390 open shop contractors. This survey identifies wage and benefit information on 30 journeymen and technicians by either job function or piece of equipment operated.
Designed to answer the question “what do you pay your people when not on prevailing wage jobs, this survey is most valuable in establishing and maintaining competitive infrastructure craft pay programs. Data analysis includes:
Hourly Rate Fringe Benefit Percentage
Actual Increases Anticipated Increases
Overtime Practices Paid Holidays
Health Insurance Life Insurance
Pension Plans Paid Vacations
Dental Insurance Disability Insurance
Bonus Plan And More…


Craft Positions Covered
The Heavy, Highway, and Municipal Open Shop Wage and Benefit Survey provides wage data more than 30 journeymen and technician positions, including…


Asphalt Paving Operator Asphalt Plant Operator Asphalt Raker / Lute Person
Asphalt Screed Operator Backhoe Operator Broom / Sweeper Operator
Concrete Finisher Dozer Operator – Finish Dozer Operator – Rough
Driller – Directional Excavator Operator Flagger
Form Builder / Setter Front End Loader Operator Laborer – Skilled
Laborer – Unskilled Loader Operator – Plant Mechanic – Heavy Equipment
Mechanic – Truck Motor Grader Operator Pipelayer
QC Technician Roller Operator – Asphalt Roller Operator – Earth
Scraper Operator Surveyor Track Hoe Operator
Truck Driver – Dump Truck Driver – Lowboy Truck Driver – Water


All positions also report the highest paid journeyman or technician.

Demographic Breakouts

All craft are presented in a multidimensional format broken down by geographic area, type of contractor, type of construction, and revenue size. At times, we may be able to generate a special localized wage rate report. These reports can be selected by metropolitan area or state.


Type of Construction

Heavy Civil
Commercial Development
Residential Development


Other Breakouts Include…

o    Firms that bid primarily cost plus or firm price

o    General Construction versus Service Contracts

o    Firm size as measured by annual revenues

o    Geographic location of the firm’s work

What’s on the CD?
The Heavy, Highway, and Municipal Open shop Wage and Benefit Survey is available on CD as well as in hard copy format. The CD contains…

·         The full Survey Report

·         Breakouts of the States

·         Complimentary copy of Contractor Compensation Quarterly

·         Current articles on compensation within the construction industry


Availability & Cost

Updates: Report is updated in February of each calendar year
Report length: 150 pages
Book $515
Book & CD $685  (let us know if you need a flash drive)
Ships the same day if ordered before 3:00 p.m. EST.

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