Entry-Level Cost Estimator Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Cost Estimator is $49,296 per year.

$35,403 - $69,177
$35K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,671
10%
50%
90%

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$12.30 - $25.03
$12
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.09
10%
50%
90%

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$0$69K
Salary $35,403 - $69,177
Bonus $0.00 - $5,781
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,170
Commission $4,250
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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$31,388 - $66,764
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 293
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.30 - $25.03
Overtime $17.82 - $38.64
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,781
Commission $4,250
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,170
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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$31,388 - $66,764
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 164

Cost Estimator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,083

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

Cost Estimator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Cost Estimator in Seattle:
"Cost Estimator / Manufacturing."
Great job / lot of variety.

Key Stats for Cost Estimator

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Cost Estimator Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲3%

Data Analysis
▲3%

Cost Accounting
▲3%

Construction Estimating
▲1%

National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Project Management
▼5%

Blueprints
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

autodesk autocad
▼7%

AutoCAD
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%