Entry-Level Cost Engineer Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Cost Engineers is around $64K per year. Most Entry-Level Cost Engineers survey respondents are men (72 percent). Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Cost Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,725 - $86,481
$46K
$64K
$86K
MEDIAN: $63,856
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$19.05 - $62.67
$19
$35
$63
MEDIAN: $35.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,725 - $86,481  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,108  
Profit Sharing
$3,150  
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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$46,165 - $96,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$19.05 - $62.67  
   
Overtime
$58.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,108  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,150  
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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$46,165 - $96,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Key Stats for Cost Engineer

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Cost Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲16%

Financial Analysis
▲9%

Data Analysis
▲6%

Construction Estimating
▲2%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Cost Accounting
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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