A Junior Estimator earns an average salary of AU$48,716 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

AU$37,971 - AU$65,821
AU$38K
AU$49K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$48,801
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.35 - AU$30.77
AU$17
AU$22
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$21.58
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$66K
Salary AU$37,971 - AU$65,821
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$2,553
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$37,283 - AU$66,068
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 167
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$17.35 - AU$30.77
Overtime AU$20.70 - AU$35.51
Annual Data AU$0AU$66K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$2,553
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$37,283 - AU$66,068
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

Job Description for Junior Estimator

Junior estimators are in charge of conducting accurate cost analyses and estimations for their organization. They are responsible for preparing preliminary estimates for conceptual projects and assisting more experienced estimators with direct cost reports. These estimators follow company procedures to facilitate and define project scope, as well as use their financial expertise to prepare effective proposals in a deadline-driven environment. They help other estimators with pricing schedules, participate in proposal preparation, and perform technical assessments to facilitate analysis functions. In all tasks, junior estimators must follow project specifications and any relevant confidentiality rules.

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Junior Estimator Tasks

  • Interpret plans and construction materials to propose and double-check estimates.
  • Identify and resolve deviations from the proposal, including scope and specifications.
  • Oversee work progress, complete logs, and update supervisors about challenges.
  • Write up technical reports, subcontracts, purchase orders, project updates, and proposals.

Junior Estimator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,310

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Junior Estimator Reviews

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

Junior Estimator in Melbourne:
"Boring and Demeaning but OK overall."
Pros: Good experience, made me realise where I want to head with my career, motivated me to be better in order to succeed and be on top.
Cons: The hours, the way you get spoken to, the stress.

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Key Stats for Junior Estimator

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
2%

Experience Affects Junior Estimator Salaries

▲35%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Junior Estimator Salaries


National Average
AU$48,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%