Mid-Career Cost Estimator Salary

Average Mid-Career Cost Estimators make around $58K annually. In the world of Mid-Career Cost Estimators, total cash compensation can vary between $36K and $82K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $5K, respectively. While some workers in this profession — just over one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. For the most part, Mid-Career Cost Estimators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Cost Estimators who answered the questionnnaire. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,844 - $81,571
(Median)
$39K
$58K
$82K
MEDIAN: $58,202
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90%

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$14.66 - $34.92
(Median)
$15
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,844 - $81,571  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $5,152  
Commission
$12,500  
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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$35,659 - $82,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.66 - $34.92  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $42.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
   
Commission
$12,500  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $5,152  
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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$35,659 - $82,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Skills That Affect Cost Estimator Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 4%

National Average
$55,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Blueprints
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

AutoCAD
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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