Average Mid-Career Construction Estimator with Construction Estimating Skills Salary

$64,816
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,873
Bonus
$14,880
Commission
$3,098
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Construction Estimator with Construction Estimating skills is $64,816.
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$46k
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$65k
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$89k
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$46k - $89k
Bonus
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Profit Sharing
$245 - $10k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Microsoft Excel and Blueprints.

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 $48,821 based on 107 salaries. An early career Construction Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,845 based on 1,695 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,222 based on 809 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,269.
Employees with Construction Estimator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 31.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.4% more) and Houston, Texas (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.7% less) and Seattle, Washington (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,141 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
54.0%
Experienced
25.8%
Late Career
16.9%