Mid-Career Senior Estimator Salary

The average Mid-Career Senior Estimator earns approximately $78K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Senior Estimators, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $13K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $14K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $52K and $121K. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most Mid-Career Senior Estimators report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Mid-Career Senior Estimators who responded to the questionnaire — 87 percent to be exact. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$53,064 - $116,450
$53K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,853
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$18.37 - $36.21
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$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.20
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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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,064 - $116,450  
   
Bonus
$987 - $13,050  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,938  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$52,109 - $120,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.37 - $36.21  
   
Overtime
$30.52  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$987 - $13,050  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,938  
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).
)
$52,109 - $120,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,184

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Senior Estimators in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 51 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Estimators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+24 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), Portland (+14 percent), and Denver (+14 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Atlanta, 11 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Senior Estimator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
48%
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Skills That Affect Senior Estimator Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲5%

autodesk autocad
▲4%


Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

▼1%


Project Management
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼5%

AutoCAD
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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