A Construction Estimator earns an average salary of C$58,983 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$41,066 - C$84,399
C$41K
C$59K
C$84K
MEDIAN: C$58,833
10%
50%
90%
C$17.16 - C$32.79
C$17
C$22
C$33
MEDIAN: C$22.46
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$84K
Salary C$41,066 - C$84,399
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,057
Profit Sharing C$204.26 - C$9,933
Commission C$10,000
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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C$39,702 - C$84,829
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 442
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$17.16 - C$32.79
Hourly Tips C$5.00
Overtime C$1.26 - C$45.82
Annual Data C$0C$84K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,057
Commission C$10,000
Profit Sharing C$204.26 - C$9,933
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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C$39,702 - C$84,829
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 151

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimator

Pay by Experience for a Construction Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 336 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Estimator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 209 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 113 salaries. A Construction Estimator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$74,000 based on 47 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$57,465

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Construction Estimator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Estimator?

Construction Estimator in Victoria:
"Construction Restoration."
Pros: Get to work with numbers in a relevant way (estimating), laid back atmosphere.
Cons: Disorganization, dealing with home owners, low pay.

Construction Estimator in Calgary:
Pros: Good future perspective.
Cons: Boring!

Construction Estimator in Edmonton:
"Project Cost Control and Construciton Schedule management."
Pros: Construction cost control. Project detail take off and bid review. Construction schedule management.
Cons: Physical fix stuff on site.

Construction Estimator in Edmonton:
Pros: I enjoy the flexibility, challenge and versatility. Planning and designing, and being involved on projects ranging from small buildings, to hospitals to professional sporting venues.
Cons: Being the smallest piece on the totem pole. In the chemical treatment world, you are the smallest piece of the project that nobody bothers with until something goes wrong, then blame is assigned before a solution is found.

Construction Estimator in Orillia:
"The management"
Pros: Own schedule/agenda, managing others, flexible hours, high pace,
Cons: Travel, stress, location, job security, lack of assistance,

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Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Construction Estimator Salaries

▲30%

▲26%

▲11%

National Average
C$57,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Construction Estimator Salaries



▲4%





Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
▲1%

National Average
C$57,000



▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 20%
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