Public Works Foreman Salary

Public Works Foremans in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $19.57 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one-half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$38,461 - $78,906
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$79K
MEDIAN: $53,877
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$14.47 - $26.54
(Median)
$14
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,461 - $78,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,419  
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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$31,849 - $66,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.47 - $26.54  
   
Overtime
$18.70 - $44.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,419  
   
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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$31,849 - $66,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Pay by Experience Level for Public Works Foreman

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Public Works Foremans — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $40K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $43K. For Public Works Foremans, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $46K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $53K.

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Experience Affects Public Works Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 19%
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