Average Public Works Director Salary

$74,136
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$48k
MEDIAN
$74k
90%
$119k

The average salary for a Public Works Director is $74,136

Base Salary
$48k - $119k
Bonus
$250 - $9k
Total Pay
$43k - $116k
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What Do Public Works Directors Do?

Public Works Director Tasks
  • 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.
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Job Satisfaction for Public Works Director

4.2 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Male
94.0%
Female
6.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

93%

Dental

72%

Vision

59%

None

7%