The average pay for an Experienced Cost Estimator is $59,188 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.

$40,177 - $99,982
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $59,188
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$15.63 - $35.72
(Median)
$16
$24
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$40,177 - $99,982  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $4,913  
Commission
$17,500  
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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$38,650 - $90,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.63 - $35.72  
   
Overtime
$23.27 - $40.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
   
Commission
$17,500  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $4,913  
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).
)
$38,650 - $90,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Skills That Affect Cost Estimator Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 32%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 29%

Project Management
up arrow 24%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

National Average
$57,000

Blueprints
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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