Earnings for Late-Career Cost Engineers come in at around $97K annually on average. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 88 percent of Late-Career Cost Engineers are male. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$79,293 - $145,233
MEDIAN: $96,803

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$79,293 - $145,233  
$0.00 - $24,468  
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$82,008 - $152,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Skills That Affect Cost Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Project Management
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National Average

Financial Analysis
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Cost Accounting
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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.


13 %
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 6%