Entry-Level Estimator, Construction Salary

An Entry-Level Estimator, Construction earns an average salary of $49,707 per year.

$35,916 - $69,979
$36K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,707
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90%

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$11.80 - $24.73
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.28
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,916 - $69,979  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $6,179  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,161  
Commission
$1,800  
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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$29,606 - $69,729  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.80 - $24.73  
   
Overtime
$17.24 - $31.11  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $6,179  
   
Commission
$1,800  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,161  
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).
)
$29,606 - $69,729  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Estimator, Construction Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Estimator, Construction in Green Bay:
`"$Always find out what kind of Training Program is available."`
Learn how to work independently. Never let the Sale/Customer wait for their estimate. Product Knowledge is Essential.

Estimator, Construction in Alpharetta:
`"$Pay Attention to the Details."`
I would advise any new estimator to develop a habit of getting all the details of the project they are estimating. Knowledge about the project is key when estimating in order to cover cost and reduce risk for the company.

Key Stats for Estimator, Construction

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Estimator, Construction Salaries

Construction Estimating
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Project Management
▼1%

Blueprints
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

autodesk autocad
▼2%

AutoCAD
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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