Average Mid-Career Chief Estimator Salary in Canada

C$80,509
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$5,000
Bonus
C$7,500
Commission
C$4,750
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Chief Estimator in Canada is C$80,509.
10%
C$56k
MEDIAN
C$81k
90%
C$126k
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Salary
C$56k - C$126k
Bonus
C$4k - C$25k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$5k
Commission
C$0 - C$8k
Total Pay
C$53k - C$127k

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Job Description for Chief Estimator

Chief Estimator Tasks
  • Read and interpret plans, proposals and other documentation to create bids.
  • Track and analyze data to reduce gaps between estimates and actual costs.
  • Obtain and track subcontract bids and negotiate budgets.
  • Prepare and present estimate documentation, including gaps in available data.

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Popular Skills for Chief Estimator

Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Contract Negotiation and Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Estimator

An early career Chief Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$63,929 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Chief Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$93,072 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$99,481.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 120 survey responses.
Early Career
6.7%
Experienced
53.3%
Late Career
40.0%