The average salary for a Principal Estimator is $85,863 per year.

$55,440 - $127,382
(Median)
$55K
$86K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,863
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$17.47 - $58.35
(Median)
$17
$28
$58
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,440 - $127,382  
   
Bonus
$954 - $19,873  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,356  
Commission
$2,061 - $50,167  
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).
)
$53,997 - $137,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,589
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.47 - $58.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.37  
Overtime
$24.13 - $65.44  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$954 - $19,873  
   
Commission
$2,061 - $50,167  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,356  
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).
)
$53,997 - $137,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 260 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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