Director of Public Works, City Salary

Directors of Public Works in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below two-thirds of Directors of Public Works. Salaries average out to around $94K per year and spread from $21K to $124K per year. Male Directors of Public Works are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$58,536 - $161,488
$59K
$94K
$160K
MEDIAN: $94,250
10%
50%
90%

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$8.50 - $24.04
$15
MEDIAN: $15.00
50%

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$0$161K
Salary $58,536 - $161,488
Bonus $1,500
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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$20,516 - $125,711
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $15.00
Overtime $23.62
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $1,500
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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$20,516 - $125,711
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Director of Public Works, City

  • Manage, supervise and administer public works operations and maintenance including all or some of the following: streets, buildings and grounds, vehicles, parks, cemeteries, electric, water, irrigation and sewer.
  • Attend public meetings and presents public works plans to citizens.
  • Plan and budget large public works account for long term projects, operations, safety and maintenance.

Director of Public Works, City Job Listings

Key Stats for Director of Public Works, City

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Director of Public Works, City Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

National Average
$71,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 9%