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Public Works Foreman Salary

Men make up the majority of Public Works Foremans in the United States, bringing in about $19.44 per hour. For the most part, Public Works Foremans enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,600 - $78,611
(Median)
$34K
$53K
$79K
MEDIAN: $52,725
10%
50%
90%

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$14.61 - $26.01
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,600 - $78,611  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,409  
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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$31,370 - $67,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.61 - $26.01  
   
Overtime
$18.49 - $45.35  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,409  
   
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).
)
$31,370 - $67,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $40K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $43K. Public Works Foremans who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $47K. 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 $55K.

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Experience Affects Public Works Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 20%
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