Average Experienced Construction Estimator with Construction Estimating Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$98,920
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$17,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Construction Estimator with Construction Estimating skills in San Francisco, California is $98,920.
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$49k
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$126k
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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 Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints and Project Management.

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 $79,804 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Construction Estimator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,755.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (33.7% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (31.3% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (23.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
41.7%
Mid Career
37.5%
Late Career
20.8%