Public Works Supervisor Salary

Public Works Supervisors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly less than three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $51K annually on average but can range from $29K to $80K per year. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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

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$13.76 - $33.72
(Median)
$14
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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 (?
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$28,899 - $80,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $33.72  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $58.72  
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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$28,899 - $80,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

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
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

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