The average pay for an Entry-Level Cost Estimator is $48,535 per year. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,821 - $68,723
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,535
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$11.88 - $25.15
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,821 - $68,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,903  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,596  
Commission
$5,087  
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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$31,287 - $67,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 298
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $25.15  
   
Overtime
$18.27 - $37.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,903  
   
Commission
$5,087  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,596  
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).
)
$31,287 - $67,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Skills That Affect Cost Estimator Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 17%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%

National Average
$45,000

Cost Accounting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Blueprints
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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