The average salary for a Cost Estimator is C$54,666 per year. A skill in Construction Estimating is associated with high pay for this job.

C$36,265 - C$79,733
C$36K
C$55K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$54,666
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C$13.81 - C$38.52
C$14
C$24
C$39
MEDIAN: C$23.50
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Salary
C$36,265 - C$79,733  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$15,000  
Profit Sharing
C$500  
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$34,664 - C$83,327  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$13.81 - C$38.52  
   
Overtime
C$37.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$15,000  
   
Profit Sharing
C$500  
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$34,664 - C$83,327  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Estimator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$53,753

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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
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Cost Estimator Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$54,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Cost Estimator Salaries

Construction Estimating
▲32%

Microsoft Office
▲4%

autodesk autocad
▲2%

National Average
C$54,000


AutoCAD
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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