Construction Estimator in San Jose, California Salary

The average pay for a Construction Estimator in San Jose, California is $65,000 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Construction Estimating.

$46,629 - $112,341
$47K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,000
10%
50%
90%

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$22.55 - $27.02
$25
MEDIAN: $24.72
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$0$112K
Salary $46,629 - $112,341
Bonus $3,072
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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$47,388 - $112,265
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $24.72
Overtime $37.50
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $3,072
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).
)
$47,388 - $112,265
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Construction Estimator

A construction estimator can be used on many types of construction jobs, from a home to a road to a waste water treatment plant. A construction estimator determines how much to budget for the job and how much to bid for it. The estimator will review the plans, visit the proposed construction site, and then estimate what it will cost to build.

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Construction Estimator Tasks

  • Create estimates and cost or expenditure statements for use in future project consideration.
  • Create cost tracking and reporting operational systems.
  • Consult with outsides sources and analyze documents to create time, cost, materials and labor estimates.

About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

Construction Estimator Job Listings

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Skills That Affect Construction Estimator Salaries

Project Management
▲29%

Construction Estimating
▲8%

Blueprints
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 15%