Cost Estimating Manager Salary (United States)

A Cost Estimating Manager earns an average salary of $77,672 per year.
Cost Estimating Manager Total Pay (?
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$48,311 - $117,717
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MEDIAN: $77,672
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Cost Estimating Manager Total Pay (?
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$15.10 - $54.63
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,311 - $117,717  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,242  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $5,713  
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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$43,397 - $124,011  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $54.63  
   
Overtime
$25.91 - $38.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,242  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $5,713  
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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$43,397 - $124,011  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Job Description for Cost Estimating Manager

  • Oversee cost estimating initiatives.
  • Propose changes to cost estimating initiatives to reduce company costs and improve efficiencies.
  • Gather, review, and analyze pricing data.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Estimating Manager

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Cost Estimating Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Cost Estimating Manager?
Cost Estimating Manager in Los Angeles:
"Let Me Price That Up For You."
Pros: I enjoy finding projects to bid on. I enjoy taking a blueprint, measuring and interpreting what is needed, pricing and finalizing a proposal. The work is also mostly on computer so I am mobile and can work just about from anywhere there is an internet connection.
Cons: What I am being paid is the most frustrating part. I know I am worth much more but the economy hurt me and now my age can be a problem with companies.

Experience Affects Cost Estimating Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$78,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 12%
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