Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Director of Public Works, City is $116,000
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Director of Public Works, Cities?
A mid-career Director of Public Works, City with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $81,750 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Director of Public Works, City with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,250 based on 10 salaries.
What Do Director of Public Works, Cities Do?
Directors of public works for cities are generally responsible for directing a staff of personnel within a public works department, as well as administrative duties and supervising the activities of departments in the public works sector, such as parks and recreation, grounds crews, engineering, utilities, or equipment maintenance.
These directors aspire to ensure that the community functions properly and typically spend their days developing long-term programs to improve the community, …Read more
- 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.