Average Mid-Career Construction Estimator with Construction Estimating Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$72,209
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$4,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Construction Estimator with Construction Estimating skills in San Diego, California is $72,209.
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$46k
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$72k
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$104k
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What Do Construction Estimators Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Construction Estimators?

Skills in Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimators?

An early career Construction Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,450 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,000.
Employees with Construction Estimator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 17.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (19.8% less), Austin, Texas (8.0% less) and Denver, Colorado (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Early Career
61.8%
Experienced
20.6%
Late Career
17.6%