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

$65,000
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$2,543
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The average salary for an Early-Career Construction Estimator with Construction Estimating skills in San Diego, California is $65,000.
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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, Microsoft Excel and Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 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?

A mid-career Construction Estimator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,209 based on 14 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 .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (25.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (23.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (8.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Mid Career
51.9%
Experienced
25.9%
Late Career
22.2%