The average pay for a Construction Estimator is AU$64,918 per year. A skill in Project is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$45,244 - AU$100,465
AU$45K
AU$65K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$64,915
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.47 - AU$39.30
AU$19
AU$25
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$24.87
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$100K
Salary AU$45,244 - AU$100,465
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,109
Commission AU$10,000
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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AU$44,336 - AU$99,193
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 294
Hourly Data AU$0AU$72
Hourly Rate AU$19.47 - AU$39.30
Overtime AU$27.82 - AU$72.72
Annual Data AU$0AU$99K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,109
Commission AU$10,000
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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AU$44,336 - AU$99,193
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

Common Career Paths for Construction Estimator


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Popular Skills for Construction Estimator

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimator

Pay by Experience for a Construction Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 238 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Estimator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$76,000 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 44 salaries. A Construction Estimator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$63,712

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

Construction Estimator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Estimator?

Construction Estimator in Gold Coast:
"Estimator."
Pros: The people I work with are good people.
Cons: I do not get paid enough for the amount of work I do.

Construction Estimator in Cairns:
"Cost estimator."
Pros: Estimating, winning project work, and providing a service to the client.
Cons: Losing work to under valued bids.

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Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Construction Estimator Salaries

▲26%

▲20%

▲13%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Construction Estimator Salaries

▲21%

▲10%





Construction Estimating
▼0%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼1%




Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%