Public Works Foreman Salary

Public Works Foremans in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $19.65 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,461 - $78,906
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$79K
MEDIAN: $53,877
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90%

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$14.56 - $26.65
(Median)
$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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
$38,461 - $78,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,430  
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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$32,332 - $66,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.56 - $26.65  
   
Overtime
$18.62 - $44.90  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,430  
   
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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$32,332 - $66,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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 does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. 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. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $47K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Public Works Foremans with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $53K.

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Experience Affects Public Works Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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
30%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 20%
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