Assistant Estimator, Construction Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Assistant Estimator, Construction is $40,800 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Assistant Estimator, Construction Total Pay (?
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$29,793 - $53,545
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,799
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Assistant Estimator, Construction Total Pay (?
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$9.33 - $20.94
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,793 - $53,545  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Profit Sharing
$384.66 - $4,055  
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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$23,623 - $52,675  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 396
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.33 - $20.94  
   
Overtime
$13.48 - $30.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$384.66 - $4,055  
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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$23,623 - $52,675  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 396
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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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Chicago
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New York
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National Average
$37,000
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Experience Affects Assistant Estimator, Construction Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$37,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Estimator, Construction Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$37,000
AutoCAD
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Construction Estimating
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 26%
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