Mid-Career Construction Estimator Salary

The average Mid-Career Construction Estimator earns approximately $61K annually. With bonuses and profit sharing proceeds each occasionally running north of $10K and a few commissions that surpass $25K, total incomes for Mid-Career Construction Estimators generally vary between $41K and $87K according to individual performance. Some workers in this field — about a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by about one-half. Men make up the vast majority of Mid-Career Construction Estimators (87 percent) who took the survey. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$42,723 - $85,082
$43K
$61K
$85K
MEDIAN: $61,392
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$15.56 - $30.00
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$30
MEDIAN: $20.76
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$0$87K
Salary $42,723 - $85,082
Bonus $490.44 - $10,030
Profit Sharing $199.33 - $10,790
Commission $0.00 - $25,253
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,723 - $87,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 791
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $15.56 - $30.00
Overtime $24.19 - $38.62
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $490.44 - $10,030
Commission $0.00 - $25,253
Profit Sharing $199.33 - $10,790
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,723 - $87,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 192

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,667

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Construction Estimators, 37 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Construction Estimators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+27 percent), Dallas (+24 percent), Phoenix (+14 percent), and Seattle (+9 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with San Antonio Mid-Career Construction Estimators earning much less — 28 percent less — than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Salt Lake City and Cincinnati (16 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Construction Estimator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Construction Estimator Salaries

Project
▲7%

Contractor Management
▲4%




National Average
$61,000

Construction Estimating
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

autodesk autocad
▼3%

▼5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%

AutoCAD
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 25%
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