Average Chief Estimator with Construction Estimating Skills Salary

$98,348
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$63k
MEDIAN
$98k
90%
$145k

The average salary for a Chief Estimator is $98,348

Base Salary
$63k - $145k
Bonus
$1k - $26k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $26k
Commission
$8k - $27k
Total Pay
$61k - $161k
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What Do Chief Estimators Do?

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.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
94.1%
Female
5.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 322 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

67%

Vision

55%

None

16%