Electrical Estimator Salary

An Electrical Estimator earns an average salary of $63,972 per year.
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$40,832 - $92,034
$41K
$64K
$92K
MEDIAN: $63,972
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$15.42 - $38.10
$15
$23
$38
MEDIAN: $22.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,832 - $92,034  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,875  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,476  
Commission
$2,553 - $23,489  
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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$38,223 - $93,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 505
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.42 - $38.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.63  
Overtime
$23.22 - $57.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,875  
   
Commission
$2,553 - $23,489  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,476  
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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$38,223 - $93,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 231

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Job Description for Electrical Estimator

An electrical estimator works closely with the senior estimating staff to provide electrical estimates. They collect and analyze quotes from suppliers and subcontractors during the bidding process to obtain the complete bid package pricing and qualification information. It is also their job to generate costs estimates, and identify possible deficiencies in bid documents during the pre-bid process.

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Electrical Estimator Tasks

  • Examine proposals, blueprints, and specifications to determine the kind and time period of work necessary for a project.
  • Prepare material orders and other documentation.
  • Visit job sites to assess progress, maintain logs, troubleshoot problems, and evaluate work.
  • Create project plans from estimates, and define tasks, schedules, and necessary personnel.
  • Confer with subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers, and negotiate and use local expertise to estimate costs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Estimator

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 297 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Estimator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 166 salaries. An experienced Electrical Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 228 salaries. An Electrical Estimator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 206 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,533

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Electrical Estimator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrical Estimator?

Electrical Estimator in Purcellville:
"Good environment, stress level moderate, team effort."
Pros: Meeting with customers and cultivating new and ongoing business, great team to work with. Nice office environment.
Cons: Deadlines for bids can be stressful. Lots of lost bids - very competitive.

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Key Stats for Electrical Estimator

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Electrical Estimator Salaries

▲24%

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$62,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Electrical Estimator Salaries

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
▲2%



Construction Estimating
▼0%

National Average
$62,000

▼1%

AutoCAD Electrical
▼3%




Blueprints
▼12%

Software Knowledge
▼14%

AutoCAD
▼23%

autodesk autocad
▼23%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 21%