Entry-Level Cost Estimator Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Cost Estimator is $46,600 per year.
Entry-Level Cost Estimator Total Pay (?
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$32,691 - $64,904
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,599
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Entry-Level Cost Estimator Total Pay (?
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$11.92 - $23.44
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,691 - $64,904  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,005  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $3,020  
Commission
$2,080 - $10,000  
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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$30,383 - $64,782  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 629
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $23.44  
   
Overtime
$16.85 - $34.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,005  
   
Commission
$2,080 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $3,020  
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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$30,383 - $64,782  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 629
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$44,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Cost Estimator Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 10%
Construction Estimating
up arrow 9%
Blueprints
0%
National Average
$44,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 21%
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