A Cost Estimator earns an average salary of AED 84,000 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

AED 29,950 - AED 282,616
AED 30K
AED 84K
AED 280K
MEDIAN: AED 84,000
10%
50%
90%
AED 0AED 291K
Salary AED 29,950 - AED 282,616
Bonus AED 8,250
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AED 30,210 - AED 291,984
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for Cost Estimator

Whether the final product is a skyscraper or a tube of toothpaste, most companies need a professional to estimate the production costs for their products. A cost estimator predicts manufacturing price of a product using their analytical and technical skills. Their typical day includes analyzing labor, material, and time requirements for manufacturing proposals or construction blueprints to calculate the costs of production; they may also occasionally visit the site of production. As they are tasked with preparing cost estimates to ensure a projected project can be successfully and efficiently completed, they create cost-estimate reports and often make presentations to other members of the production team. Additionally, a cost estimator normally work alongside other professionals such as designers, architects, contractors, construction managers, and engineers.

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Cost Estimator Tasks

  • Produce cost estimates for a project based on project plans and discussions with clients and engineers.
  • Analyze current processes, personnel, and materials to identify methods for reducing costs.
  • Make new cost estimates as project progresses, and discuss changes with engineers, contractors, and clients.
  • Conduct research to determine needs for personnel, machinery, materials, and other factors which affect costs.

Cost Estimator Pay By Employer

$0$119K

$82,122

$109,509

Cost Estimator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 85,500

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Cost Estimator

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Cost Estimator Salaries

▲107%

National Average
AED 85,000

▼30%

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 20%