Pay for Mid-Career Construction Estimators sits in the ballpark of $60K annually. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K each, total incomes of Mid-Career Construction Estimators generally range from $40K to $86K depending on individual performance. Mid-Career Construction Estimators who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 87 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and approximately half have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Construction Estimators is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$42,056 - $83,080
$42K
$60K
$83K
MEDIAN: $60,316
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$15.36 - $31.04
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MEDIAN: $20.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,056 - $83,080  
   
Bonus
$490.25 - $10,195  
Profit Sharing
$497.49 - $10,265  
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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$40,188 - $85,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 773
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.36 - $31.04  
   
Overtime
$24.88 - $42.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$490.25 - $10,195  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,608  
Profit Sharing
$497.49 - $10,265  
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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$40,188 - $85,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 185

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,728

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For Mid-Career Construction Estimators, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Construction Estimators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+28 percent), Dallas (+18 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), and Denver (+9 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. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Salt Lake City (20 percent lower) and Cincinnati (15 percent lower).

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 146 votes.
072
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Construction Estimator Salaries

Project
up arrow 8%

Contractor Management
up arrow 4%

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Construction Estimating
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$60,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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