Mid-Career Senior Estimators take home approximately $79K per year on average. Overall cash earnings for Mid-Career Senior Estimators stretch from $52K on the lower end to $123K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $14K from bonuses and $14K from profit sharing. Most Mid-Career Senior Estimators like their work and job satisfaction is high. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$53,329 - $120,020
$53K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,887
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$18.71 - $34.20
$19
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $23.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,329 - $120,020  
   
Bonus
$965 - $14,495  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,750  
Commission
$7,500  
Total Pay (?
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$52,028 - $122,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.71 - $34.20  
   
Overtime
$30.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$965 - $14,495  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,750  
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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$52,028 - $122,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,183

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Mid-Career Senior Estimators will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 49 percent. Mid-Career Senior Estimators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), Portland (+12 percent), and Denver (+12 percent). Trailing the national average by 12 percent, Dallas is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Key Stats for Senior Estimator

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
051
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
49%
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Skills That Affect Senior Estimator Salaries

Contract Negotiation
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National Average
$79,000

Blueprints
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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