How much does a Public Works Director make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Public Works Director in the United States is $34 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $31 and $38. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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GovHR USA - Virginia Beach , VA
The Director of Public Works is appointed by the City Manager and is responsible for the various divisions of the Department. Public Works is divided into separate operating units: Operations Support ...
ZipRecruiter - 57 days ago
Arlington County (Virginia) Government - Arlington , VA
The Chief Deputy Director will exercise executive oversight of daily public works, emergency operations and constituent relations. This executive leader will have an opportunity to inspire, lead ...
Recruitics REACH - 1 day ago
Affinity Executive Search - McLean , VA
The Director of the Public Health Division will advance the strategic priorities and programs of ... Strong understanding of how the federal government works, including policies and practices related ...
Resume-Library - 29 days ago
Northwestern Community Services Board - Front Royal , VA
POSITION SUMMARY The Director of Program Services for this $20 million Community Services Board ... public relationships of the agency's Program Services across a wide variety of stakeholders. Works ...
Web Scribble - 16 days ago
Northwestern Community Services Board - Front Royal , VA
The Deputy Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer works as a member of a multi-disciplinary ... and/or public payor contractual, licensure, quality assurance and accreditation standards ...
Web Scribble - 16 days ago
NABCA - Arlington , VA
... pages to the Director, Public Policy; works collaboratively with Communications staff to maintain the Public Policy pages of the web site. * Maintains the Public Policy calendar and other ...
ZipRecruiter - 46 days ago
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