Average Chief Estimator with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary

$97,303
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$68k
MEDIAN
$97k
90%
$147k

The average salary for a Chief Estimator is $97,303

Base Salary
$68k - $147k
Bonus
$2k - $30k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $33k
Commission
$0 - $22k
Total Pay
$69k - $167k
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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
95.8%
Female
4.2%
This data is based on 143 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

71%

Vision

60%

None

15%