Cost Estimator with Construction Estimating Skills Salary

A Cost Estimator with Construction Estimating skills earns an average salary of $52,114 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$35,462 - $81,887
$35K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $52,114
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$11.75 - $29.21
$12
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $20.07
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,462 - $81,887  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,924  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,106  
Commission
$4,786  
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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$32,875 - $80,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $29.21  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $43.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,924  
   
Commission
$4,786  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,106  
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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$32,875 - $80,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Estimator

Pay by Experience for a Cost Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 157 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Estimator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Cost Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 68 salaries. A Cost Estimator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 24 salaries.

Key Stats for Cost Estimator

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Cost Estimator Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 28%