Experienced Cost Engineer Salary

The average Experienced Cost Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $97K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Experienced Cost Engineers making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Most Experienced Cost Engineers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the larger part have vision insurance, as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$72,095 - $130,434
$72K
$97K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,244
10%
50%
90%

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$46.45 - $68.25
$51
MEDIAN: $50.87
50%

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$0$145K
Salary $72,095 - $130,434
Bonus $0.00 - $20,273
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$74,097 - $145,438
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data $0$87
Hourly Rate $50.87
Overtime $67.00
Annual Data $0$145K
Bonus $0.00 - $20,273
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$74,097 - $145,438
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Cost Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,131

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

Houston is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent.

Key Stats for Cost Engineer

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%

Skills That Affect Cost Engineer Salaries

Cost Accounting
▲1%

Financial Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$100,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Construction Estimating
▼1%

Data Analysis
▼2%

Project Management
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 10%