Mid-Career Cost Estimator Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Cost Estimators is around $59K annually. While some workers in this profession — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Cost Estimators who answered the questionnnaire. Most Mid-Career Cost Estimators report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,032 - $88,155
$40K
$59K
$88K
MEDIAN: $59,279
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$15.15 - $27.86
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$20
$28
MEDIAN: $20.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,032 - $88,155  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$37,602 - $84,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $27.86  
   
Overtime
$14.90 - $38.22  
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
$248.32 - $10,137  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$37,602 - $84,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Key Stats for Cost Estimator

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
5-9 years
74%
10-19 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Cost Estimator Salaries

Data Analysis
▲17%

Financial Analysis
▲14%

Construction Estimating
▲8%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

National Average
$54,000

Project Management
▼3%

Blueprints
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Cost Accounting
▼5%

AutoCAD
▼10%

autodesk autocad
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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