Sales Estimator Salary

The average Sales Estimator in the United States earns approximately $49K annually. Compensation ranges between $31K and $71K per year. Total cash earnings of Sales Estimators range from $31K on the low end to $71K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $9K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction for Sales Estimators is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and about one-half receive dental plans. There are far more male Sales Estimators survey respondents than women, making up 80 percent.

$33,616 - $70,480
(Median)
$34K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,123
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.88 - $25.50
(Median)
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,616 - $70,480  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $8,940  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,201  
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).
)
$30,873 - $71,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 296
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $25.50  
   
Overtime
$17.84 - $35.23  
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
$0.00 - $8,081  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,201  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $8,940  
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).
)
$30,873 - $71,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Sales Estimator

Sales estimators typically works with sales and customer service departments to improve processes and procedures, providing managers with data to help companies improve their business models. There are several types of companies that employ sales estimators, but these roles are generally found in companies that sell a service or goods to customers. Typical duties performed by sales estimators include forecasting costs for new projects, studying current economic conditions that may affect the organization's ability to sell its products or services, estimating job costs, analyzing vendor pricing, and negotiating costs with vendors. These professionals typically work with sales and customer service staff, although sometimes a sales estimator may interact with customers depending on their role within the company. Sales estimators typically work during regular business hours, although overtime may be required to meet deadlines.

Read More...

Sales Estimator Tasks

  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.

Sales Estimator Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Sales Estimator


Sales Estimators only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Construction Estimating, Project Management, Blueprints, and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Sales are similarly competent in Blueprints and Project Management. It is often found that people who know Construction Estimating are also skilled in Project Management and Blueprints.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Estimator

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $42K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $47K. Sales Estimators bring in $53K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $52K on average.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Sales Estimator Salaries



National Average
$47,000



Skills That Affect Sales Estimator Salaries


Project Management
up arrow 4%

Blueprints
up arrow 2%

Sales
0%

National Average
$47,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 30%
ADVERTISEMENT