Construction Estimator Salary

A Construction Estimator earns an average salary of $54,759 per year. A skill in Timberline is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,066 - $80,351
(Median)
$38K
$55K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,759
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$13.34 - $30.09
(Median)
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,066 - $80,351  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,875  
Profit Sharing
$480.05 - $9,834  
Commission
$0.00 - $24,832  
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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$35,128 - $82,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,601
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.34 - $30.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$19.82 - $39.31  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,875  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $24,832  
Profit Sharing
$480.05 - $9,834  
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).
)
$35,128 - $82,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 920
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Job Description for Construction Estimator

A construction estimator can be used on many types of construction jobs, from a home to a road to a waste water treatment plant. A construction estimator determines how much to budget for the job and how much to bid for it. The estimator will review the plans, visit the proposed construction site, and then estimate what it will cost to build.

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Construction Estimator Tasks

  • Consult with outsides sources and analyze documents to create time, cost, materials and labor estimates.
  • Create cost tracking and reporting operational systems.
  • Create estimates and cost or expenditure statements for use in future project consideration.

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,714

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What is it like working as a Construction Estimator?

Construction Estimator in Loganville:
"Pay Raise Research."
Pros: Casual atmosphere, learning several different tasks, meeting clients and developing professional relationships.
Cons: Work flexibility is limited, stress level is high, culture in office could be much better, problems dealt with more constructively.

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Experience Affects Construction Estimator Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Construction Estimator Salaries

Timberline
up arrow 19%


up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 2%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
0%

Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate
0%

National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Blueprints
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

up arrow 6%

Customer Relations
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 815 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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