Construction Estimator with Contractor Management Skills Salary

Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills take home an average $60K annually. Cash earnings for Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills — which occasionally include more than $11K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing — stretch from around $40K to approximately $89K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by slightly less than one-half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$41,669 - $85,861
$42K
$60K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,111
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$15.30 - $34.52
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MEDIAN: $20.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,669 - $85,861  
   
Bonus
$489.76 - $11,335  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,234  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,781  
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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$39,652 - $88,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 431
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.30 - $34.52  
   
Overtime
$22.33 - $55.00  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.76 - $11,335  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,781  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,234  
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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$39,652 - $88,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimator

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $52K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $63K. Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $67K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,296

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills that is 37 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+36 percent), Los Angeles (+25 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), and Denver (+15 percent). Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills in Jacksonville bring in salaries that are 36 percent lower than the national average. Workers in Kansas City and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (14 percent less).

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Construction Estimator Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$60,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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