Entry-Level Senior Estimator Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Senior Estimator is $67,716 per year.

$44,713 - $102,409
$45K
$68K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,630
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50%
90%

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$13.48 - $32.11
$13
$22
$32
MEDIAN: $22.38
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$0$104K
Salary $44,713 - $102,409
Bonus $0.00 - $10,101
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $24,658
Commission $18,500
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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$36,999 - $104,902
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $13.48 - $32.11
Overtime $19.84 - $51.57
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,101
Commission $18,500
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $24,658
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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$36,999 - $104,902
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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Senior Estimator Advice

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

Senior Estimator in Boise:
"Construction Estimating."
High pressure and low success rate. You need thick skin and an indomitable attitude. Lots of people used to be estimators. Ups and downs, but mostly down.

Senior Estimator in San Diego:
"Systems and procedures are key."
If you want to produce accurate bids, you need systems and checks in place to make sure that you have captured all of the relevant costs, as well as ensure that you have the information you need when you need it.

Senior Estimator in New Orleans:
LEARN YOUR PRODUCT WELL, ASK QUESTIONS OF PEOPLE THAT HAVE BEEN AROUND LONGER THAN YOU HAVE AND RETAIN IT.

Senior Estimator in Hartford:
"All work and no play."
Put in the " due diligence" to be sure the costs for labor and material are accurate to maintain margins.

Senior Estimator in Anaheim:
Get paid what you are worth and don't let employers undercut you or abuse you.

Senior Estimator in Pearlington:
"Advice for a new Electrical Switchgear Estimator."
Not much practical information is available in books or online so you will have to relay on a mentor and your own experience.

Senior Estimator in Florida:
"What I know now."
Never stop learning and always do more than others.

Key Stats for Senior Estimator

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
41%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Senior Estimator Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲6%

Construction Estimating
▲2%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

Blueprints
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Project Management
▼7%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

AutoCAD
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 21%
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