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Public Works Supervisor Salary

Just below three-fifths of Public Works Supervisors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $29K to $81K per year, and the average comes out to $51K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,000 - $85,600
(Median)
$30K
$51K
$86K
MEDIAN: $51,119
10%
50%
90%

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$13.66 - $34.22
(Median)
$14
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,000 - $85,600  
   
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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$28,693 - $81,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.66 - $34.22  
   
Overtime
$0.14 - $59.18  
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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$28,693 - $81,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

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
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 4%
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