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Mid-Career Cost Estimator Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Cost Estimators lies in the neighborhood of $56K per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Cost Estimators — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $35K to approximately $81K. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Cost Estimators. Most Mid-Career Cost Estimators survey respondents are men (74 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$38,249 - $80,732
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,360
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90%

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$14.76 - $34.05
(Median)
$15
$20
$34
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,249 - $80,732  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $5,182  
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).
)
$35,142 - $80,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $34.05  
   
Overtime
$19.88 - $42.23  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $5,182  
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).
)
$35,142 - $80,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Cost Estimator Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 10%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$54,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Blueprints
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

AutoCAD
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 18%
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