Public Works Supervisor Salary

Men make up the majority of Public Works Supervisors in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $22.05 per hour. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about two in five. Most Public Works Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,878 - $75,848
$33K
$46K
$76K
MEDIAN: $45,697
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$12.37 - $32.15
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Salary $32,878 - $75,848
Bonus $30.00
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$29,525 - $75,571
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $12.37 - $32.15
Overtime $18.01 - $50.22
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $30.00
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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$29,525 - $75,571
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Public Works Supervisor

Public works supervisors work primarily for federal, state, and local government agencies on infrastructure projects, such as roads, to be used by the public. They often visit job-sites to inspect work, monitor progress, review job reports, and communicate with team leaders or crew chiefs, and they must ensure that their employees follow all safety guidelines and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws and regulations.

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Public Works Supervisor Tasks

  • Work under the Public Works Director to manage department employees and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Inspect and maintain public works department facilities and equipment such as vehicles and tools.
  • Respond to problems and emergencies, and resolve them in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Schedule and organize assigned projects, obtain required materials, and supervise project completion.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Works Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Public Works Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Public Works Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Public Works Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Public Works Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 13 salaries. A Public Works Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Public Works Supervisor

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Public Works Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 18%
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