The average salary for an Estimator, Construction is C$57,065 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$40,629 - C$85,126
C$41K
C$56K
C$85K
MEDIAN: C$56,366
10%
50%
90%
C$16.29 - C$35.57
C$16
C$21
C$36
MEDIAN: C$20.99
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$85K
Salary C$40,629 - C$85,126
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,016
Profit Sharing C$618 - C$11,635
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$37,488 - C$85,488
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 206
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$16.29 - C$35.57
Overtime C$4.50 - C$50.95
Annual Data C$0C$85K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,016
Commission C$6,000
Profit Sharing C$618 - C$11,635
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$37,488 - C$85,488
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

Job Description for Estimator, Construction

The job of construction estimator is essential to a contractor or any company that performs many building or material improvements or renovations to their facilities. The estimator assesses all costs - material and labor - for potential construction projects. They normally work within a firm to come up with their best estimates for a project so that the company can then implement this work into a budget for a bid; their estimates are often for internal use only, although some contractors have their estimators write actual bids as well.

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Estimator, Construction 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.

Common Career Paths for Estimator, Construction


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Pay by Experience Level for Estimator, Construction

Pay by Experience for an Estimator, Construction has a positive trend. An entry-level Estimator, Construction with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 84 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Estimator, Construction with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Estimator, Construction which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 26 salaries. An Estimator, Construction with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$54,735

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

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Key Stats for Estimator, Construction

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Estimator, Construction Salaries

▲10%

Late-Career
▲10%

▲4%

National Average
C$55,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Estimator, Construction Salaries


National Average
C$55,000

Construction Estimating
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 17%