A Mechanical Estimator earns an average salary of C$59,412 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Plumbing is associated with high pay for this job.

C$45,779 - C$89,890
C$46K
C$61K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$61,404
10%
50%
90%
C$16.11 - C$42.22
C$16
C$25
C$42
MEDIAN: C$25.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$92K
Salary C$45,779 - C$89,890
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,656
Profit Sharing C$7,250
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$42,818 - C$92,121
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107
Hourly Data C$0C$42
Hourly Rate C$16.11 - C$42.22
Overtime C$40.24
Annual Data C$0C$92K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,656
Profit Sharing C$7,250
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$42,818 - C$92,121
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

Job Description for Mechanical Estimator

Mechanical estimators analyze a project before it starts, accurately estimating costs related to labor, materials, equipment, and other relevant areas. These professionals are hired in many service companies, ranging from HVAC/plumbing operations to construction to other applications. Daily operations include researching projects, developing reports on materials and crew requirements, and analyzing potential projects' bidding processes. This position also requires employees to build effective relationships with sub-contractors and partners.

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Mechanical Estimator Tasks

  • Function as a project estimator / discipline estimator in development of cost proposals.
  • Review and comprehend technical and administrative documents such as Requests for Proposals(RFPs) and Requests for Quotes (RFQs).
  • Determine list of material takeoffs to define quantities of work materials.
  • Determine work crews and production rates for performance of required tasks.
  • Break down scope of work into definable tasks (WBS development).

Mechanical Estimator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Estimator

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Estimator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 12 salaries. A Mechanical Estimator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$83,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Mechanical Estimator

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Mechanical Estimator Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
C$60,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Estimator Salaries

Plumbing
▲25%


National Average
C$60,000

AutoCAD
▼4%

Project Management
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 10%