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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a street superintendent. For example, did you know that they make an average of $28.43 an hour? That's $59,141 a year!

Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 6% and produce 150,600 job opportunities across the U.S.

What Does a Street Superintendent Do

There are certain skills that many street superintendents have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed communication skills, leadership skills and management skills.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a street superintendent, we found that a lot of resumes listed 36.6% of street superintendents included street maintenance, while 13.1% of resumes included equipment maintenance, and 12.4% of resumes included city streets. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the street superintendent job title. But what industry to start with? Most street superintendents actually find jobs in the government and construction industries.

How To Become a Street Superintendent

If you're interested in becoming a street superintendent, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 20.0% of street superintendents have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 16.0% of street superintendents have master's degrees. Even though some street superintendents have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a street superintendent. When we researched the most common majors for a street superintendent, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or bachelor's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on street superintendent resumes include master's degree degrees or associate degree degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a street superintendent. In fact, many street superintendent jobs require experience in a role such as superintendent. Meanwhile, many street superintendents also have previous career experience in roles such as equipment operator or carpenter foreman.

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Average Salary
$59,141
Average Salary
Job Growth Rate
6%
Job Growth Rate
Job Openings
3,478
Job Openings

Average Salary for a Street Superintendent

Street Superintendents in America make an average salary of $59,141 per year or $28 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $122,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $28,000 per year.
Average Salary
$59,141

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Street Superintendent
Street Superintendent
Wisconsin State Government
Wisconsin State Government
01/21/2020
01/21/2020
$62,71201/21/2020
$62,712

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Street Superintendent Demographics

Gender

male

89.7 %

unknown

6.4 %

female

3.8 %

Ethnicity

White

72.9 %

Hispanic or Latino

13.3 %

Black or African American

6.3 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

100.0 %
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Street Superintendent Education

Majors

Business
25.0 %

Degrees

Certificate

30.8 %

Bachelors

23.1 %

Associate

15.4 %

Top Colleges for Street Superintendents

1. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

2. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA • Private

In-State Tuition
$56,225
Enrollment
19,548

3. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL • Private

In-State Tuition
$54,568
Enrollment
8,451

4. University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX • Public

In-State Tuition
$10,610
Enrollment
40,329

5. New York University

New York, NY • Private

In-State Tuition
$51,828
Enrollment
26,339

6. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA • Public

In-State Tuition
$18,454
Enrollment
40,108

7. Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,465
Enrollment
6,483

8. University of Washington

Seattle, WA • Public

In-State Tuition
$11,207
Enrollment
30,905

9. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN • Public

In-State Tuition
$14,760
Enrollment
31,451

10. George Washington University, The

Washington, DC • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,230
Enrollment
12,161
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Top Skills For a Street Superintendent

The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 36.6% of street superintendents listed street maintenance on their resume, but soft skills such as communication skills and leadership skills are important as well.

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Top Street Superintendent Employers

1. City of Los Angeles
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$60,580
Street Superintendents Hired: 
1+
2. Inman-EMJ Construction
3.9
Avg. Salary: 
$43,773
Street Superintendents Hired: 
1+
3. South Clinton Community Center
3.9
Avg. Salary: 
$39,450
Street Superintendents Hired: 
1+
4. Interstate Realty Management Co
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$70,759
Street Superintendents Hired: 
1+
5. J.P.Mascaro & Sons
3.9
Avg. Salary: 
$26,362
Street Superintendents Hired: 
1+
6. Rea Magnet Wire
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$38,865
Street Superintendents Hired: 
1+
Updated October 2, 2020