A Junior Estimator earns an average salary of C$43,626 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

C$33,958 - C$57,567
C$34K
C$43K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$43,140
10%
50%
90%
C$14.17 - C$26.84
C$14
C$18
C$27
MEDIAN: C$18.19
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$58K
Salary C$33,958 - C$57,567
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,017
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,128
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$31,488 - C$58,235
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 273
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$14.17 - C$26.84
Overtime C$20.19 - C$38.42
Annual Data C$0C$58K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,017
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,128
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).
)
C$31,488 - C$58,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 132

Job Description for Junior Estimator

Junior estimators are in charge of conducting accurate cost analyses and estimations for their organization. They are responsible for preparing preliminary estimates for conceptual projects and assisting more experienced estimators with direct cost reports. These estimators follow company procedures to facilitate and define project scope, as well as use their financial expertise to prepare effective proposals in a deadline-driven environment. They help other estimators with pricing schedules, participate in proposal preparation, and perform technical assessments to facilitate analysis functions. In all tasks, junior estimators must follow project specifications and any relevant confidentiality rules.

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Junior Estimator Tasks

  • Interpret plans and construction materials to propose and double-check estimates.
  • Identify and resolve deviations from the proposal, including scope and specifications.
  • Oversee work progress, complete logs, and update supervisors about challenges.
  • Write up technical reports, subcontracts, purchase orders, project updates, and proposals.

Common Career Paths for Junior Estimator


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Junior Estimator Reviews

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

Junior Estimator in Red Deer:
"Challenging, diligent and methodical."
Pros: Challenging, Time management, Prioritizing, coordinating, Deadlines.
Cons: Deadlines, Pressure, to much time in front of computer.

Junior Estimator in Toronto:
"Always more to learn. "
Pros: The challenge every new project brings to the table.
Cons: Over whelming demand on short time lines.

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Key Stats for Junior Estimator

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Junior Estimator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲19%

National Average
C$42,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Junior Estimator Salaries

Project Coordinating
▲5%

National Average
C$42,000

AutoCAD
▼1%


Project Management
▼3%

autodesk autocad
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 21%