Electrical Estimator Salary (United States)

An Electrical Estimator earns an average salary of $58,286 per year.
Electrical Estimator Total Pay (?
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$39,898 - $87,553
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $58,285
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Electrical Estimator Total Pay (?
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$14.13 - $34.06
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,898 - $87,553  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,627  
Profit Sharing
$585 - $11,745  
Commission
$6,000 - $15,000  
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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$37,186 - $88,196  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,080
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $34.06  
   
Overtime
$20.08 - $49.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,627  
   
Commission
$6,000 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$585 - $11,745  
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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$37,186 - $88,196  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,080
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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 Difference By Location
San Jose
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Boston
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Chicago
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Minneapolis
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Denver
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Seattle
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National Average
$56,000
San Diego
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Austin
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Washington
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Phoenix
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Anaheim
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Orlando
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Experience Affects Electrical Estimator Salaries

National Average
$56,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Estimator Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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accubid
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National Average
$56,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
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AutoCAD
up arrow 15%
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 20%
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