A Construction Estimator with AutoCAD skills earns an average wage of C$22.47 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

Job Description for Construction Estimator

A construction estimator can be used on many types of construction jobs, from a home to a road to a waste water treatment plant. A construction estimator determines how much to budget for the job and how much to bid for it. The estimator will review the plans, visit the proposed construction site, and then estimate what it will cost to build.


Construction Estimator Tasks

  • Create estimates and cost or expenditure statements for use in future project consideration.
  • Create cost tracking and reporting operational systems.
  • Consult with outsides sources and analyze documents to create time, cost, materials and labor estimates.

Construction Estimator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,330

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

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Experience Affects Construction Estimator Salaries



National Average

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 17%