Public Works Supervisor Salary

Public Works Supervisors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below three-fifths of Public Works Supervisors. Salaries average out to around $49K per year and spread from $27K to $73K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and the greater part earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$25,000 - $80,000
(Median)
$25K
$49K
$80K
MEDIAN: $49,369
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50%
90%

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$13.23 - $32.86
(Median)
$13
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$25,000 - $80,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $592  
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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$27,373 - $72,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.23 - $32.86  
   
Overtime
$12.23 - $50.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $592  
   
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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$27,373 - $72,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Public Works Supervisor

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Works Supervisor

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $46K. Public Works Supervisors bring in $51K after working for 10 to 20 years. For some reason, Public Works Supervisors with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $45K.

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Experience Affects Public Works Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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