The average salary for an Estimating Engineer is $55,441 per year.

$41,000 - $95,000
(Median)
$41K
$55K
$95K
MEDIAN: $55,441
10%
50%
90%

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$18.67 - $25.47
(Median)
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$23
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MEDIAN: $23.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,000 - $95,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,450  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$40,303 - $80,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$23.00  
   
Overtime
$27.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,450  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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).
)
$40,303 - $80,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for Estimating Engineer

The main responsibility of an estimating engineer is to make sure that the company meets sales goals. Specific responsibilities include analyzing blueprints, creating sketches and documentation to prepare an analysis, consulting with clients and vendors, assisting the sales team, maintaining relationships with existing clients, sourcing subcontractor proposals, performing field inspections, preparing proposals based on site conditions, formulating estimates and resolving problems, preparing job cost statements, and traveling out of the area in order to meet with clients.

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Estimating Engineer Tasks

  • Review material and labor requirements to determine the cost-effectiveness of in-house labor and subcontracting.
  • Analyze drawings, specifications, and other documentation to collect historical cost data.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of trades, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Estimate project costs and perform analysis to ensure validity of estimates.
  • Provide technical support for staff and customers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Estimating Engineer

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

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Experience Affects Estimating Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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