Average Early-Career Construction Estimator with Blueprints Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$58,845
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The average salary for an Early-Career Construction Estimator with Blueprints skills in Houston, Texas is $58,845.
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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, Microsoft Office and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD.

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 $45,781 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Construction Estimator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,051 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Construction Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,003 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with Construction Estimator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (6.3% more) and Denver, Colorado (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (14.5% less), Seattle, Washington (14.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (14.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.6%
Mid Career
43.8%
Experienced
40.6%