The average pay for an Experienced Cost Estimator is $60,010 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Analysis and Construction Estimating.
Experienced Cost Estimator Total Pay (?
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$43,603 - $97,107
(Median)
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60K
77K
97K
MEDIAN: $60,010
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Experienced Cost Estimator Total Pay (?
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$15.50 - $30.86
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$43,603 - $97,107  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,668  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $5,034  
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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$39,858 - $97,899  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $30.86  
   
Overtime
$16.80 - $38.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,668  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $5,034  
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).
)
$39,858 - $97,899  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 283
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Skills That Affect Experienced Cost Estimator Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 30%
Construction Estimating
up arrow 23%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
National Average
$58,000
Blueprints
up arrow 8%
Project Management
up arrow 14%
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 52 votes.
Gender
Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 14%
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