$44,615
Avg. Salary
$15.79
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,027

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assistant Estimator, Construction is $15.79 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Estimator, Construction is $44,615 per year.

10%
$12.31
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$15.79
50%
$23.64
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MEDIAN $15.79
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$33k
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$62k
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MEDIAN $44,615
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MEDIAN: $44,615
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$0$62K
Salary $32,678 - $62,194
Bonus $0.00 - $5,884
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,054
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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$28,639 - $58,154
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 212
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $12.31 - $23.64
Overtime $17.84 - $29.49
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,884
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,054
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).
)
$28,639 - $58,154
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 220

Job Description

The assistant estimator for construction reviews project documents and establishes pricing for all of the projects in a specific geographic area. They are also responsible for reviewing project specifications and working in close collaboration with the district manager when performing their duties. The assistant estimator for construction also assists the superintendent and project manager with the overall plan of construction, solicits and obtains bids from subcontractors, prepares the contract agenda of values for authorization by the superintendent and project manager, and helps prepare the start and finish checklists.

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Assistant Estimator, Construction 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

19%

National Average: $39,764

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Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Estimator, Construction?

Assistant Estimator, Construction in De Soto:
"Casual."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: Don't have the opportunity to see many people on a daily basis.

Assistant Estimator, Construction in Salem:
"A lot for a little."
Pros: I enjoy the learning aspect. In a years time I’ve learned how to read plans , do take offs , go to construction walk throughs and become more efficient in excel.
Cons: I feel like I am doing a lot more than I am being paid for.

Assistant Estimator, Construction in Cedar Rapids:
"Less people."
Pros: Less people then living in San Diego.
Cons: Snow

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 32%