Average Mid-Career Construction Estimator with Blueprints Skills Salary

$64,279
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,116
Bonus
$8,000
Commission
$3,034
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Construction Estimator with Blueprints skills is $64,279.
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$46k
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$64k
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$85k
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Bonus
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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 Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word and Project Management.

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 $48,611 based on 58 salaries. An early career Construction Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,899 based on 1,090 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,890 based on 510 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 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (17.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,986 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Early Career
54.9%
Experienced
25.7%
Late Career
16.5%