£44,494
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The average pay for a Chief Estimator is £44,494 per year.

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£24,468 - £96,644
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Salary £24,468 - £96,644
Bonus £5,087
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£24,944 - £96,644
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Chief Estimator

Chief estimator positions are classified as construction management jobs. Individuals in this position are responsible for managing and directing the organization's estimating functions. The chief estimator also directs all activities within the estimating department, including budgeting, staff scheduling and development, training, performance evaluations, and departmental goals. Additionally, they are responsible for the creation and implementation of department standard operating procedures and performance metrics. The chief estimator creates the bid schedule each week and delegates estimation jobs to other employees in the estimating department.

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Chief Estimator Tasks
  • Read and interpret plans, proposals and other documentation to create bids.
  • Track and analyze data to reduce gaps between estimates and actual costs.
  • Obtain and track subcontract bids and negotiate budgets.
  • Prepare and present estimate documentation, including gaps in available data.

Chief Estimator Job Listings

Key Stats for Chief Estimator

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
56%

Experience Affects Chief Estimator Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

National Average
₤48,000

Experienced
▼28%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
56%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 40%