Construction Estimator with Contractor Management Skills Salary

An average Construction Estimator with Contractor Management skills can expect to take home roughly $61K annually. Total cash compensation to Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills bottoms out near $40K and approaches $90K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by one-half. Men account for the majority of Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,590 - $86,361
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$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $61,144
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$15.21 - $31.40
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$0$89K
Salary $41,590 - $86,361
Bonus $481.77 - $10,119
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,904
Commission $0.00 - $22,301
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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$39,999 - $89,253
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 466
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $15.21 - $31.40
Overtime $21.75 - $49.83
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $481.77 - $10,119
Commission $0.00 - $22,301
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,904
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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$39,999 - $89,253
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimator

Pay by Experience for a Construction Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 204 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Estimator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 168 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 170 salaries. A Construction Estimator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 108 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,587

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 36 percent above the national average. Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+35 percent), Los Angeles (+23 percent), Chicago (+19 percent), and Denver (+14 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Construction Estimators with Contractor Management skills is geography, with workers in Jacksonville earning a whopping 37 percent below the national average. Workers in Kansas City and Cleveland earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 15 percent.

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Construction Estimator Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$61,000

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 29%
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