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Assistant Estimator, Construction Salary

The average pay for an Assistant Estimator, Construction is $40,907 per year. A skill in Autodesk Quantity Takeoff is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$30,674 - $54,416
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,907
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$9.39 - $21.11
(Median)
$9
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,674 - $54,416  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,089  
Profit Sharing
$385.41 - $4,027  
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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$23,252 - $53,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $21.11  
   
Overtime
$13.46 - $29.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,089  
   
Profit Sharing
$385.41 - $4,027  
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).
)
$23,252 - $53,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 168

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Job Description for Assistant Estimator, Construction

The assistant estimator for construction reviews project documents and establishes pricing for all of the projects in a specific geographic area. They are also responsible for reviewing project specifications and working in close collaboration with the district manager when performing their duties. The assistant estimator for construction also assists the superintendent and project manager with the overall plan of construction, solicits and obtains bids from subcontractors, prepares the contract agenda of values for authorization by the superintendent and project manager, and helps prepare the start and finish checklists.

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Assistant Estimator, Construction Tasks

  • Oversee work progress, complete logs, and update supervisors about challenges.
  • Write up technical reports, subcontracts, purchase orders, project updates, and proposals.
  • Interpret plans and construction materials to propose and double-check estimates.
  • Identify and resolve deviations from the proposal, including scope and specifications.

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Experience Affects Assistant Estimator, Construction Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Estimator, Construction Salaries

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
up arrow 17%

Blueprints
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$37,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 27%