Public Works Director Salary (United States)

A Public Works Director earns an average salary of $70,007 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Public Works Director Total Pay (?
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$42,628 - $103,917
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $70,006
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Public Works Director Total Pay (?
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$14.29 - $33.96
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,628 - $103,917  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,466  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,968 - $102,581  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $33.96  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $40.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,466  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$38,968 - $102,581  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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Job Description for Public Works Director

  • Plan and budget large public works account for long term projects, operations, safety and maintenance.
  • Attend public meetings and presents public works plans to citizens.
  • Manage, supervise and administer public works operations and maintenance including all or some of the following: streets, buildings and grounds, vehicles, parks, cemeteries, electric, water, irrigation and sewer.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Works Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Public Works Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$67,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 3%
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