A Cost Estimator with Construction Estimating skills earns an average salary of $52,361 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$35,566 - $82,492
$36K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $52,361
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$11.75 - $28.66
$12
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $19.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,566 - $82,492  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,853  
Profit Sharing
$505 - $5,128  
Commission
$4,854  
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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$32,665 - $80,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $28.66  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $42.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,853  
   
Commission
$4,854  
Profit Sharing
$505 - $5,128  
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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$32,665 - $80,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Estimator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Cost Estimator

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
045
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Cost Estimator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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