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Electrical Estimator Salary (United States)

An Electrical Estimator earns an average salary of $58,584 per year.
Electrical Estimator Salary (?
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$40,203 - $87,724
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $58,584
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Electrical Estimator Salary (?
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$14.42 - $34.79
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,203 - $87,724  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,045  
Profit Sharing
$587 - $11,635  
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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$37,416 - $88,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 743
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.42 - $34.79  
   
Overtime
$19.61 - $49.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,045  
   
Commission
$6,000 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$587 - $11,635  
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).
)
$37,416 - $88,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 310
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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.

Common Career Paths for Electrical Estimator

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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

San Jose
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Chicago
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Boston
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Minneapolis
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Portland
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Seattle
up arrow 9%
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Denver
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National Average
$57,000
Rochester
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Austin
up arrow 7%
Atlanta
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Phoenix
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Experience Affects Electrical Estimator Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Estimator Salaries

accubid
up arrow 6%
Construction Estimating
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$57,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
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
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 19%