The average Experienced Cost Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $94K annually. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and the greater part get vision benefits. Male Experienced Cost Engineers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$55,752 - $140,183
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$56K
$94K
$140K
MEDIAN: $94,322
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$17.23 - $78.91
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$17
$50
$79
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,752 - $140,183  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
Total Pay (?
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$56,171 - $147,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$17.23 - $78.91  
   
Overtime
$61.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
   
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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$56,171 - $147,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Skills That Affect Cost Engineer Salaries

Cost Accounting
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Construction Estimating
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Financial Analysis
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Project Management
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Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$98,000

Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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