Assistant Estimator, Construction Salary

The average pay for an Assistant Estimator, Construction is $42,066 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$31,332 - $62,081
$31K
$42K
$62K
MEDIAN: $42,066
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90%

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$11.90 - $22.55
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,332 - $62,081  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,458  
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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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$27,431 - $58,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.90 - $22.55  
   
Overtime
$17.50 - $30.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,458  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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).
)
$27,431 - $58,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 110

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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

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

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National Average: $39,464

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Key Stats for Assistant Estimator, Construction

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Assistant Estimator, Construction Salaries

▲15%

▲8%

National Average
$39,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Assistant Estimator, Construction Salaries

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
▲5%

Construction Estimating
▲3%

National Average
$39,000

Blueprints
▼1%


AutoCAD
▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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