A Construction Estimator with AutoCAD skills earns an average salary of AU$64,160 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$41,385 - AU$90,360
AU$41K
AU$64K
AU$90K
MEDIAN: AU$64,160
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50%
90%
AU$19.22 - AU$39.87
AU$19
AU$23
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$23.31
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$90K
Salary AU$41,385 - AU$90,360
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,933
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$41,167 - AU$88,465
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$19.22 - AU$39.87
Overtime AU$40.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$88K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,933
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$41,167 - AU$88,465
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Construction Estimator

A construction estimator can be used on many types of construction jobs, from a home to a road to a waste water treatment plant. A construction estimator determines how much to budget for the job and how much to bid for it. The estimator will review the plans, visit the proposed construction site, and then estimate what it will cost to build.

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Construction Estimator Tasks

  • Create estimates and cost or expenditure statements for use in future project consideration.
  • Create cost tracking and reporting operational systems.
  • Consult with outsides sources and analyze documents to create time, cost, materials and labor estimates.

Construction Estimator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$62,878

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

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Construction Estimator Salaries

▲17%

▲17%

National Average
AU$63,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%