The average pay for an Assistant Estimator, Construction is $41,673 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$31,333 - $60,344
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,673
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$11.74 - $23.50
(Median)
$12
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,333 - $60,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,377  
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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$27,097 - $56,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $23.50  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,377  
   
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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$27,097 - $56,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,044

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Experience Affects Assistant Estimator, Construction Salaries



National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Estimator, Construction Salaries

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
up arrow 4%

Construction Estimating
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Blueprints
0%

National Average
$39,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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