Mid-Career Construction Estimator Salary

For Mid-Career Construction Estimators, yearly average wages total $61K annually. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $10K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $40K and hits $86K on the high end. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. While nearly one in four report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and one-half have dental, as well. The vast majority of Mid-Career Construction Estimators (87 percent) who took the survey are men. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$42,031 - $83,455
$42K
$61K
$83K
MEDIAN: $60,552
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$15.43 - $30.33
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MEDIAN: $20.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,031 - $83,455  
   
Bonus
$478.30 - $10,175  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $10,326  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,608  
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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$40,155 - $86,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 725
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.43 - $30.33  
   
Overtime
$24.55 - $38.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$478.30 - $10,175  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,608  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $10,326  
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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$40,155 - $86,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,718

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For Mid-Career Construction Estimators, New York provides a pay rate that is 38 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Construction Estimators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+28 percent), Dallas (+25 percent), Phoenix (+15 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). Compared to the national average, San Antonio Mid-Career Construction Estimators have considerably lower salaries, 27 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Workers in Salt Lake City and Cincinnati earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (15 percent less).

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Construction Estimator Salaries

Project
▲9%

Contractor Management
▲5%




Construction Estimating
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

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 131 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%