Mid-Career Senior Estimator Salary

An average Mid-Career Senior Estimator can expect to take home roughly $78K annually. Final cash compensation to Mid-Career Senior Estimators varies from around $52K to approximately $118K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $14K and $14K, respectively. For the most part, Mid-Career Senior Estimators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the greater part earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$52,857 - $111,946
$53K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,010
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50%
90%

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$18.37 - $36.21
$18
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.24
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90%

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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
$52,857 - $111,946  
   
Bonus
$962 - $14,431  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,658  
Commission
$7,500  
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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$51,663 - $118,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.37 - $36.21  
   
Overtime
$33.72  
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
$962 - $14,431  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,658  
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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$51,663 - $118,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,326

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For Mid-Career Senior Estimators, Houston provides a pay rate that is 51 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Senior Estimators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like 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
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
5-9 years
54%
10-19 years
46%
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Skills That Affect Senior Estimator Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲5%

autodesk autocad
▲4%


National Average
$78,000

▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Project Management
▼3%


Microsoft Word
▼5%

AutoCAD
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 19%
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