C$62,173
Avg. Salary
C$24.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$2,056

Bonus

C$5,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Estimator is C$24.80 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Estimator is C$62,173 per year.

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C$16.00
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C$24.80
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C$39.40
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MEDIAN C$24.80
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C$48k
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C$62k
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C$90k
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MEDIAN C$62,173
C$47,888 - C$90,330
C$48K
C$62K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$62,173
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90%
C$16.00 - C$39.40
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MEDIAN: C$24.80
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C$0C$92K
Salary C$47,888 - C$90,330
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,494
Profit Sharing C$5,500
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$44,029 - C$92,309
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 109
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$16.00 - C$39.40
Overtime C$33.68
Annual Data C$0C$92K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,494
Profit Sharing C$5,500
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$44,029 - C$92,309
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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.

Mechanical Estimator Reviews

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

Mechanical Estimator in Calgary:
"Take the good with the bad."
Pros: Responsibility, decision making, contract negotiation, work flexibility.
Cons: Stress, dead lines, management, office conditions.

Mechanical Estimator in Calgary:
"Mechanical Estimator and Project Manager "
Pros: - Responsibilities - Importance of role - management position
Cons: - the pay - the stress

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Key Stats for Mechanical Estimator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Mechanical Estimator Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$61,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Estimator Salaries

Plumbing
▲24%

National Average
C$61,000


AutoCAD
▼5%

Project Management
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%