The average salary for a Cost Estimator is C$53,181 per year. A skill in Construction Estimating is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$36,939 - C$73,981
C$37K
C$54K
C$74K
MEDIAN: C$53,988
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50%
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C$14.00 - C$32.81
C$14
C$24
C$33
MEDIAN: C$23.50
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$25KC$50KC$75K
Salary
C$36,939 - C$73,981  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$5,182  
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$34,229 - C$73,140  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$14.00 - C$32.81  
   
Overtime
C$34.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$5,182  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$34,229 - C$73,140  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Estimator

Pay by Experience for a Cost Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Estimator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Cost Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 13 salaries. A Cost Estimator 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 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$53,194

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Cost Estimator Reviews

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

Cost Estimator in Montréal:
Pros: I manage my schedule and as long as I deliver results it's all good. I'm very effective at my work. Structured work. Every project is unique.
Cons: The tight deadlines increase my stress level. If I make a mistake the repercussions are very expensive. Good focus is key.

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Key Stats for Cost Estimator

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Cost Estimator Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
C$53,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Cost Estimator Salaries

Construction Estimating
▲34%

Microsoft Office
▲5%

autodesk autocad
▲3%

National Average
C$53,000


AutoCAD
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 18%
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