A Construction Estimator earns an average salary of C$58,916 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$41,173 - C$83,011
C$41K
C$59K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$58,807
10%
50%
90%
C$17.00 - C$33.17
C$17
C$23
C$33
MEDIAN: C$22.54
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$83K
Salary C$41,173 - C$83,011
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,006
Profit Sharing C$247 - C$10,193
Commission C$11,000
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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C$39,815 - C$82,974
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 480
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$17.00 - C$33.17
Overtime C$0.00 - C$48.13
Annual Data C$0C$82K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,006
Commission C$11,000
Profit Sharing C$247 - C$10,193
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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C$39,815 - C$82,974
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 152

Common Career Paths for Construction Estimator


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Construction Estimator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Construction Estimator

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimator

Pay by Experience for a Construction Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 388 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Estimator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 214 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 127 salaries. A Construction Estimator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$74,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$57,692

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

Construction Estimator Reviews

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

Construction Estimator in Victoria:
"Construction Restoration."
Pros: Get to work with numbers in a relevant way (estimating), laid back atmosphere.
Cons: Disorganization, dealing with home owners, low pay.

Construction Estimator in Calgary:
Pros: Good future perspective.
Cons: Boring!

Construction Estimator in Edmonton:
"Project Cost Control and Construciton Schedule management."
Pros: Construction cost control. Project detail take off and bid review. Construction schedule management.
Cons: Physical fix stuff on site.

Construction Estimator in Edmonton:
Pros: I enjoy the flexibility, challenge and versatility. Planning and designing, and being involved on projects ranging from small buildings, to hospitals to professional sporting venues.
Cons: Being the smallest piece on the totem pole. In the chemical treatment world, you are the smallest piece of the project that nobody bothers with until something goes wrong, then blame is assigned before a solution is found.

Construction Estimator in Orillia:
"The management"
Pros: Own schedule/agenda, managing others, flexible hours, high pace,
Cons: Travel, stress, location, job security, lack of assistance,

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Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Construction Estimator Salaries

▲28%

▲23%

▲11%

National Average
C$58,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Construction Estimator Salaries





▲3%


Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
▲1%

National Average
C$58,000




▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 20%