Average Chief Estimator with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary

$96,607
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$67k
MEDIAN
$97k
90%
$146k

The average salary for a Chief Estimator is $96,607

Base Salary
$67k - $146k
Bonus
$2k - $26k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $31k
Commission
$0 - $22k
Total Pay
$68k - $166k
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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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