An Electrical Estimator earns an average salary of $62,603 per year.
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$40,451 - $91,034
(Median)
$40K
$63K
$91K
MEDIAN: $62,603
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90%

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$15.22 - $36.61
(Median)
$15
$23
$37
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,451 - $91,034  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,234  
Commission
$2,553 - $24,688  
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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$37,770 - $92,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 542
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.22 - $36.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.63  
Overtime
$21.82 - $54.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Commission
$2,553 - $24,688  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,234  
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).
)
$37,770 - $92,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 223
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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

  • 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.
  • Visit job sites to assess progress, maintain logs, troubleshoot problems, and evaluate work.
  • Examine proposals, blueprints, and specifications to determine the kind and time period of work necessary for a project.
  • Prepare material orders and other documentation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Estimator

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,589

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Electrical Estimator Reviews

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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Experience Affects Electrical Estimator Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Estimator Salaries

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
up arrow 3%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

accubid
0%

National Average
$61,000

AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%




Blueprints
up arrow 11%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 13%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 21%

AutoCAD
up arrow 22%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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