Construction Estimator with AutoCAD Skills Salary

The average Construction Estimator with AutoCAD skills can expect to rake in roughly $50K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, half have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. The vast majority of Construction Estimators with AutoCAD skills (80 percent) survey respondents are men. Most Construction Estimators with AutoCAD skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$43,208 - $70,883
$50K
MEDIAN: $49,875
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$49,875  
   
Bonus
$5,250  
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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$25,127 - $80,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimator

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


For Construction Estimators with AutoCAD skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $46K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $55K. Construction Estimators with AutoCAD skills bring in $59K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Construction Estimators with AutoCAD skills with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $63K.

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Construction Estimator Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$49,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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