Average Early-Career Construction Estimator with Blueprints Skills Salary

$53,957
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,015
Bonus
$6,750
Commission
$1,973
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The average salary for an Early-Career Construction Estimator with Blueprints skills is $53,957.
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$39k
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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 Construction Estimating, Microsoft Excel and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimators?

An entry-level Construction Estimator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,387 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Construction Estimator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,206 based on 585 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,763 based on 527 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,531.
Employees with Construction Estimator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 32.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.0% more) and Dallas, Texas (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (6.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,506 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Mid Career
38.8%
Experienced
35.0%
Late Career
22.3%