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Public Works Supervisor Salary

Public Works Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $53K annually, but may range from $29K to $82K per year. Most Public Works Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than one-half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,724 - $82,434
(Median)
$34K
$53K
$82K
MEDIAN: $52,751
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50%
90%

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$13.60 - $37.75
(Median)
$14
$21
$38
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,724 - $82,434  
   
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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$28,626 - $81,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.60 - $37.75  
   
Overtime
$18.07 - $46.94  
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$32K$64K$96K
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).
)
$28,626 - $81,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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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Experience Affects Public Works Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$47,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 4%