Estimating Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Estimating Engineer is $54,763 per year.

$37,440 - $77,852
$37K
$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $54,763
10%
50%
90%

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$18.67 - $25.47
$23
MEDIAN: $23.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,440 - $77,852  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
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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$38,634 - $77,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$23.00  
   
Overtime
$27.77  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
   
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).
)
$38,634 - $77,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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

  • Estimate project costs and perform analysis to ensure validity of estimates.
  • Provide technical support for staff and customers.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of trades, suppliers, and contractors.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Estimating Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Estimating Engineer has a neutral trend. An entry-level Estimating Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Estimating Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Estimating Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 8 salaries. An Estimating Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Estimating Engineer

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Estimating Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

Entry-Level
▲2%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$54,000

Experienced
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 12%