Entry-Level Cost Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Cost Engineers take home an average $66K annually. Male Entry-Level Cost Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Cost Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$45,829 - $89,498
$46K
$66K
$89K
MEDIAN: $65,689
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$16.75 - $58.46
$17
$31
$58
MEDIAN: $31.43
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$0$97K
Salary $45,829 - $89,498
Bonus $795 - $12,027
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$45,685 - $97,407
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $16.75 - $58.46
Overtime $52.50
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $795 - $12,027
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$45,685 - $97,407
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,655

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

Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Cost Engineers, 18 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Cost Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+15 percent) and Auburn Hills (+9 percent). New York is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 6 percent.

Key Stats for Cost Engineer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Cost Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲19%

Financial Analysis
▲7%

Data Analysis
▲5%

Construction Estimating
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Cost Accounting
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 10%
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