Estimator Salary

The average salary for an Estimator is $56,954 per year.

$35,827 - $99,620
$36K
$56K
$100K
MEDIAN: $56,122
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50%
90%

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$11.74 - $35.75
$12
$18
$36
MEDIAN: $17.68
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50%
90%

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$0$99K
Salary $35,827 - $99,620
Bonus $0.00 - $9,967
Profit Sharing $7,000
Commission $3,250
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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$33,059 - $98,721
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.74 - $35.75
Overtime $26.00
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,967
Commission $3,250
Profit Sharing $7,000
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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$33,059 - $98,721
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Estimator

  • Produce cost estimates for a project based on project plans and discussions with clients and engineers.
  • Analyze current processes, personnel, and materials to identify methods for reducing costs.
  • Make new cost estimates as project progresses, and discuss changes with engineers, contractors, and clients.
  • Conduct research to determine needs for personnel, machinery, materials, and other factors which affect costs.

Common Career Paths for Estimator


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Pay by Experience Level for Estimator

Pay by Experience for an Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Estimator 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 27 salaries. An experienced Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 32 salaries. An Estimator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 14 salaries.

Estimator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Estimator?

Estimator in Costa Mesa:
"Different."
Pros: Saving lives. And creating systems.
Cons: High levels of stress. High octane.

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Key Stats for Estimator

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Estimator Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Late-Career
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 8%
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