Mid-Career Construction Estimator Salary

Average Mid-Career Construction Estimators make around $61K per year. Cash earnings of Mid-Career Construction Estimators can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $41K to almost $87K. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by half. Most Mid-Career Construction Estimators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of Mid-Career Construction Estimators (87 percent) survey respondents are men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$42,153 - $84,454
$42K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $60,875
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$15.46 - $29.90
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$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.20
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$0$86K
Salary $42,153 - $84,454
Bonus $486.45 - $10,028
Profit Sharing $205.11 - $10,421
Commission $0.00 - $25,434
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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$40,521 - $86,627
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 758
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $15.46 - $29.90
Overtime $24.11 - $39.57
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $486.45 - $10,028
Commission $0.00 - $25,434
Profit Sharing $205.11 - $10,421
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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$40,521 - $86,627
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 187

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,020

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

For Mid-Career Construction Estimators, New York provides a pay rate that is 38 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Construction Estimators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+27 percent), Dallas (+24 percent), Phoenix (+14 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Mid-Career Construction Estimators is geography, with workers in San Antonio earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Salt Lake City and Cincinnati (16 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 161 votes.
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Construction Estimator Salaries

Project
▲8%

Contractor Management
▲5%




Construction Estimating
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

autodesk autocad
▼2%

▼4%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼7%

AutoCAD
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 161 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 26%
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