Public Works Supervisor Salary

Male Public Works Supervisors number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $23.55 per hour in the United States. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Public Works Supervisors. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$32,878 - $75,848
$33K
$47K
$76K
MEDIAN: $47,189
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$13.46 - $34.19
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$0$76K
Salary $32,878 - $75,848
Bonus $115.00
Total Pay (?
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$29,963 - $76,479
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $13.46 - $34.19
Overtime $18.01 - $52.39
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $115.00
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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$29,963 - $76,479
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Public Works Supervisor

Public works supervisors work primarily for federal, state, and local government agencies on infrastructure projects, such as roads, to be used by the public. They often visit job-sites to inspect work, monitor progress, review job reports, and communicate with team leaders or crew chiefs, and they must ensure that their employees follow all safety guidelines and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws and regulations.

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Public Works Supervisor Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Works Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Public Works Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Public Works Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Public Works Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Public Works Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 13 salaries. A Public Works Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Public Works Supervisor

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Public Works Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$49,000

Late-Career
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 20%
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