The average pay for an Entry-Level Construction Estimator is C$51,463 per year.

C$39,615 - C$70,810
C$40K
C$52K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$51,722
10%
50%
90%
C$15.61 - C$28.66
C$16
C$21
C$29
MEDIAN: C$21.03
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$71K
Salary C$39,615 - C$70,810
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,630
Profit Sharing C$480 - C$7,213
Commission C$6,000
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$37,001 - C$71,079
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 581
Hourly Data C$0C$46
Hourly Rate C$15.61 - C$28.66
Overtime C$0.00 - C$46.57
Annual Data C$0C$71K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,630
Commission C$6,000
Profit Sharing C$480 - C$7,213
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$37,001 - C$71,079
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 187

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.

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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

23%

19%

14%

4%

-3%

-5%

-5%

-9%

-13%

-29%

National Average: C$51,369

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

Construction Estimator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Construction Estimator in Windsor:
"School prepared you more for working life."
Get hands on design, estimating when possible, with plenty of specification/drawing take-off experience.

Construction Estimator in Calgary:
"High-rise Construction Estimating."
1) Specific Type of Estimating. 2) High-Pace. 3) High-Stress.

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
20%

Skills That Affect Construction Estimator Salaries




Microsoft Excel
▼0%




National Average
C$51,000


▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 21%