The average salary for an Entry-Level Construction Estimator is C$44,729.
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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. Sometimes after the estimator tells clients how much the plans will cost, the vision for the project changes. For example, sometimes government agencies r…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Construction Estimator
Skills in Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimator
An early career Construction Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$53,236 based on 610 salaries. A mid-career Construction Estimator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,975 based on 366 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,240 based on 205 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$77,984.
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