Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
The average salary for a Production Estimator is AU$66,865
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Production Estimators?
An early career Production Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$65,000 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Production Estimator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,617 based on 6 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Production Estimators Do?
A production estimator is a key employee for construction and contracting firms. This is the person who assesses a variety of disparate aspects of projects and determines their costs. The estimator's job is essential because his/her determinations will be used when bids are submitted for construction, remodeling, or renovations. If the figure is too low, the contractor may have trouble getting the difference and have to assume the overrun cost; if the figure is too large, the firm may not …Read more
- Analyze plans, project documents, and inventory costs to estimate for components, materials, and products.
- Communicate with customers, sales and engineers when quotes or prices change.
- Create and maintain project cost data, summaries, and reports recommending bid or no-bid.
- Investigate cost variances and analyze supplier history and catalogs to recommend vendors.