Entry-Level Assistant Estimator, Construction Salary

Entry-Level Construction Assistant Estimators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $41K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Entry-Level Construction Assistant Estimators who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. Although close to one-third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and just over two-fifths get dental coverage, too. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,824 - $61,791
$31K
$41K
$62K
MEDIAN: $41,420
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90%

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$11.82 - $20.72
$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,824 - $61,791  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,556  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$27,017 - $54,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.82 - $20.72  
   
Overtime
$17.42 - $30.25  
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 - $6,556  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$27,017 - $54,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,971

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New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Construction Assistant Estimators, 15 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Construction Assistant Estimators will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+13 percent) and Dallas (+2 percent).

Key Stats for Assistant Estimator, Construction

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
3%
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Skills That Affect Assistant Estimator, Construction Salaries

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
▲6%

Construction Estimating
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Blueprints
▼1%

AutoCAD
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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