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Salary Information for City Engineers and Public Works Directors in Select Tennessee Cities

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Reviewed Date: May 15, 2020

Original Author: 
McMillen, Dawn
Date of Material: 
Mar 15, 2017


Subjects:
Public works--Personnel

Salary Information for City Engineers and Public Works Directors in Select Tennessee Cities

Summary: 
MTAS received a request to compile salary information for City Engineers and Public Works Directors in a number of cities across the state.
Salary Information for City Engineers and Public Works Directors in Select Tennessee Cities

 
 
MTAS Research and Information Center     |     March 2017        
             
Municipality Position Grand Division Population Minimum Actual/Median Maximum
ALAMO PUB WORKS DIR West 2,461   $41,080.00  
ALCOA PUB WORKS DIR East 8,449   $123,131.00  
ALCOA CITY ENGINEER East 8,449 $53,181.04   $96,189.93
ALGOOD PUB WORKS DIR Middle 3,495   $62,512.62  
ARLINGTON PUB WORKS DIR West 12,090 $71,325.36   $103,421.78
ATHENS PUB WORKS DIR East 13,458 $71,306.01   $106,959.01
BELLE MEADE PUB WORKS DIR Middle 2,912   $63,415.00  
BRADFORD PUB WORKS DIR West 1,048   $39,618.00  
BRENTWOOD PUB WORKS DIR Middle 40,401 $79,372.00   $119,059.00
BRENTWOOD CITY ENGINEER Middle 40,401 $70,865.00   $106,308.00
BROWNSVILLE PUB WORKS DIR West 10,292   $56,773.60  
CARTHAGE PUB WORKS DIR Middle 2,306   $36,300.00  
CHATTANOOGA PUB WORKS DIR East 167,674   $110,160.00  
CHATTANOOGA CITY ENGINEER East 167,674   $100,115.83  
CHURCH HILL PUB WORKS DIR East 6,737   $60,403.00  
CLARKSVILLE CITY ENGINEER Middle 132,929 $63,536.00   $92,126.00
CLARKSVILLE PUB WORKS DIR Middle 132,929 $75,662.00   $125,266.00
CLEVELAND PUB WORKS DIR East 41,285 $79,347.78   $119,900.07
CLEVELAND CITY ENGINEER East 41,285 $63,254.77   $95,583.26
COLLEGEDALE PUB WORKS DIR East 8,282   $75,000.00  
COLLEGEDALE CITY ENGINEER East 8,282   $91,000.00  
COLLIERVILLE CITY ENGINEER West 45,550 $69,795.00   $119,646.00
COLLIERVILLE PUB WORKS DIR West 45,550 $72,845.00   $126,099.00
COLUMBIA CITY ENGINEER Middle 34,681   $81,983.46  
COLUMBIA PUB WORKS DIR Middle 34,681   $91,654.16  
COOKEVILLE PUB WORKS DIR Middle 31,154 $72,550.00   $108,825.00
COOKEVILLE CITY ENGINEER Middle 31,154 $51,292.00   $86,361.00
CROSS PLAINS PUB WORKS DIR Middle 1,714   $26,883.00  
CROSSVILLE CITY ENGINEER East 11,022 $57,057.53   $88,125.03
CUMBERLAND CITY PUB WORKS DIR Middle 311   $36,504.00  
DANDRIDGE PUB WORKS DIR East 2,812   $47,528.00  
DECHERD PUB WORKS DIR Middle 2,361   $47,480.10  
DRESDEN PUB WORKS DIR West 3,005   $43,825.60  
DYER PUB WORKS DIR West 2,341   $42,244.80  
ETOWAH PUB WORKS DIR East 3,490   $47,341.35  
FAIRVIEW PUB WORKS DIR Middle 8,002 $53,736.00   $78,013.00
FARRAGUT PUB WORKS DIR East 22,676   $88,630.00  
FARRAGUT CITY ENGINEER East 22,676   $106,881.00  
FAYETTEVILLE PUB WORKS DIR Middle 6,827 $55,848.00   $78,676.00
GALLATIN CITY ENGINEER Middle 34,473 $77,688.00   $117,041.00
GALLATIN PUB WORKS DIR Middle 34,473 $85,651.00   $129,038.00
GLEASON PUB WORKS DIR West 1,445   $31,200.00  
GREENBRIER PUB WORKS DIR Middle 6,433 $39,686.40   $64,784.08
HENDERSON PUB WORKS DIR  West 6,309 $53,839.83   $58,233.17
HENDERSONVILLE PUB WORKS DIR Middle 51,372   $91,740.00  
HENDERSONVILLE CITY ENGINEER Middle 51,372   $79,104.00  
HOHENWALD PUB WORKS DIR Middle 3,757   $48,068.00  
HOLLOW ROCK PUB WORKS DIR West 718   $28,300.00  
JACKSON CITY ENGINEER West 65,211   $80,808.00  
KINGSPORT CITY ENGINEER East 51,254 $62,311.00   $88,487.00
KINGSTON SPRINGS PUB WORKS DIR Middle 2,756   $48,416.52  
KNOXVILLE PUB WORKS DIR East 178,874   $108,771.98  
KNOXVILLE CITY ENGINEER East 178,874 $68,582.75   $110,312.55
LAWRENCEBURG PUB WORKS DIR Middle 10,428 $35,360.00   $58,240.00
LEBANON CITY ENGINEER Middle 32, 732 $69,201.00   $93,620.00
LEBANON PUB WORKS DIR Middle 32,732 $98,862.00   $133,764.00
LEWISBURG PUB WORKS DIR Middle 11,100   $62,548.47  
LEXINGTON PUB WORKS DIR West 7,652 $65,557.00   $70,215.00
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN PUB WORKS DIR East 1,832   $61,319.78  
LOUDON PUB WORKS DIR East 5,381   $81,048.76  
MANCHESTER PUB WORKS DIR Middle 10,102 $57,000.00   $60,000.00
MARYVILLE CITY ENGINEER East 27,536 $56,410.00   $102,030.00
MARYVILLE PUB WORKS DIR East 27,536 $68,730.00   $124,313.00
MCMINNVILLE PUB WORKS DIR Middle 13,065   $90,916.80  
MORRISTOWN PUB WORKS DIR East 29,137   $88,624.31  
MOSCOW PUB WORKS DIR West 556   $41,540.00  
MOUNT CARMEL PUB WORKS DIR East 5,429 $39,000.00   $39,520.00
MOUNT JULIET PUB WORKS DIR Middle 28,159   $89,356.80  
MOUNT JULIET CITY ENGINEER Middle 28,159   $79,144.00  
MURFREESBORO PUB WORKS DIR Middle 109,031   $71,365.45  
MURFREESBORO CITY ENGINEER Middle 109,031   $109,865.53  
NOLENSVILLE CITY ENGINEER Middle 7,936   $85,340.06  
OAK RIDGE CITY ENGINEER East 29,330 $69,804.80   $104,686.40
OAK RIDGE PUB WORKS DIR East 29,330 $76,960.00   $115,419.20
PIGEON FORGE PUB WORKS DIR East 5,875   $116,812.80  
PIPERTON PUB WORKS DIR West 1,632   $69,029.89  
RED BANK PUB WORKS DIR East 11,651   $78,326.00  
RIPLEY PUB WORKS DIR West 8,445   $54,310.00  
SEVIERVILLE PUB WORKS DIR East 14,807 $72,244.00   $106,333.00
SHARON PUB WORKS DIR West 944   $30,205.27  
SMYRNA PUB WORKS DIR Middle 47,521 $80,454.00   $120,680.00
SNEEDVILLE PUB WORKS DIR East 1,387   $33,981.44  
SPRING HILL CITY ENGINEER Middle 35,530   $76,523.20  
SPRING HILL PUB WORKS DIR Middle 35,530   $70,761.60  
TIPTONVILLE PUB WORKS DIR West 4,464   $32,136.00  
TRIMBLE PUB WORKS DIR West 637   $40,613.00  
TULLAHOMA PUB WORKS DIR Middle 18,655   $83,459.39  
VONORE PUB WORKS DIR East 1,474   $50,675.00  
WAVERLY PUB WORKS DIR Middle 4,105   $75,064.86  
WAYNESBORO PUB WORKS DIR Middle 2,449   $46,384.00  
WHITE PINE PUB WORKS DIR East 2,196   $45,198.40  
WINCHESTER PUB WORKS DIR Middle 8,350   $61,401.60  
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