A Cost Estimator with Construction Estimating skills earns an average salary of $51,867 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$36,039 - $81,680
(Median)
$36K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $51,867
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$11.44 - $30.13
(Median)
$11
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,039 - $81,680  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,924  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $29,596  
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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$32,391 - $80,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.44 - $30.13  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $43.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,924  
   
Commission
$4,854  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $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).
)
$32,391 - $80,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Estimator

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

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Experience Affects Cost Estimator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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