Superintendent of Public Works Salary

More than four-fifths of Superintendent of Public Workss in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $44K to $97K per year, but median earnings come to around $66K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,319 - $105,399
$43K
$67K
$110K
MEDIAN: $67,021
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50%
90%

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$12.67 - $33.07
$13
$26
$33
MEDIAN: $26.00
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$0$105K
Salary $43,319 - $105,399
Bonus $0.00 - $3,041
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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$43,306 - $102,115
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $12.67 - $33.07
Overtime $42.00
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,041
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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$43,306 - $102,115
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Superintendent of Public Works

Superintendents of public works are responsible for supervising a locality’s public works department and its work in the areas of traffic control, street repair and maintenance, street lighting, and other essential and non-essential services provided by such departments. As heads of public departments, they are also responsible for meeting environmental standards and regulations, training lower-level employees, and administrative and managerial tasks related to the development, organization, and implementation of public works projects.

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Superintendent of Public Works Tasks

  • Oversee public works activities including the maintenance of streets, drainage, and public buildings.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance standards are being met or addressed.
  • Oversee emergency operations due to inclement weather, and in response to forecasted severe weather situations.
  • Oversee safety training, regulations and their compliance.
  • Oversee daily operations for the Department of Public Works.

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Pay by Experience Level for Superintendent of Public Works

Pay by Experience for a Superintendent of Public Works has a positive trend. An entry-level Superintendent of Public Works with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Superintendent of Public Works with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Superintendent of Public Works which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 27 salaries. A Superintendent of Public Works with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 25 salaries.

Superintendent of Public Works Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Superintendent of Public Works?

Superintendent of Public Works in Dehradun:
"Good job and hard work."
Pros: Hard work is a very useful in over life and stron mind and is a good thinking in work progress.
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Key Stats for Superintendent of Public Works

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
41%

Experience Affects Superintendent of Public Works Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

National Average
$65,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼14%

Entry-Level
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 3%