Average Late-Career Chief Estimator with Construction Estimating Skills Salary in Canada

C$96,650
Avg. Salary
C$7,500
Bonus
C$8,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Late-Career Chief Estimator with Construction Estimating skills in Canada is C$96,650.
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C$72k
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C$97k
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C$181k
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MEDIAN C$96,650
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Salary
C$72k - C$181k
Bonus
C$3k - C$20k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$9k
Total Pay
C$74k - C$197k

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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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Chief Estimator
Construction Estimator
Senior Estimator
Senior Buyer
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Estimator

A mid-career Chief Estimator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$76,014 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Chief Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$94,289 based on 39 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 62 survey responses.
Mid Career
37.1%
Experienced
62.9%