Water Superintendent Salary

A Water Superintendent earns an average salary of $64,117 per year. A skill in SCADA is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,637 - $91,013
$41K
$63K
$91K
MEDIAN: $63,069
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50%
90%

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$14.92 - $32.93
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MEDIAN: $21.61
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$0$91K
Salary $40,637 - $91,013
Bonus $0.00 - $9,635
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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$38,630 - $87,965
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $14.92 - $32.93
Overtime $18.27 - $54.04
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,635
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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$38,630 - $87,965
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description for Water Superintendent

Water superintendents are responsible for managing the process of delivering water to a municipality’s treatment plant from wells, lakes, rivers, and other water supplies. In some municipalities, they also manage the sewer and waste water systems to ensure that water can safely return to natural supplies by being pumped into water bodies via runoff or irrigation systems for farming. Depending on the size of the city, the superintendent may direct either a small or large group of staff.

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Water Superintendent Tasks

  • Oversee the operation and maintenance of a city water system, direct routine projects, and respond to emergencies.
  • Represent the water department at meetings with city or government officials and the public.
  • Compile and publish reports on water and wastewater facilities, operations, compliance with government standards, etc.
  • Prepare and administer the department budget, report income and operating costs, and monitor project spending.
  • Manage and supervise water department staff, including hiring, training, scheduling, leading meetings, and assigning activities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Water Superintendent

Pay by Experience for a Water Superintendent has a positive trend. An entry-level Water Superintendent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Water Superintendent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Water Superintendent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 77 salaries. A Water Superintendent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 61 salaries.

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Key Stats for Water Superintendent

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
35%

Experience Affects Water Superintendent Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

National Average
$60,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼14%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Water Superintendent Salaries

SCADA
▲15%


National Average
$60,000

System Repair
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 8%