Average Mid-Career Construction Estimator with Blueprints Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$74,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,000
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Mid-Career Construction Estimator with Blueprints skills in Chicago, Illinois is $74,000.
25%
$54k
MEDIAN
$74k
75%
$90k
Is Construction Estimator your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
Salary
$54k - $90k
Bonus
$2k - $11k
Total Pay
$40k - $96k
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

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.

Construction Estimator Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Construction Estimators?

Skills in Construction Estimating, Project Management, Autodesk Quantity Takeoff and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $53,764 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,032 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,000.
Employees with Construction Estimator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 6.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (17.6% less), Houston, Texas (13.2% less) and Denver, Colorado (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
54.5%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
22.7%