Estimating Manager Salary

Estimating Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Estimating Managers. Salaries average out to around $79K per year and spread from $43K to $146K per year. Overall cash earnings for Estimating Managers stretch from $43K on the lower end to $146K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $23K from bonuses and $12K from profit sharing. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Estimating Managers survey respondents are men (75 percent). The majority of Estimating Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$50,281 - $137,743
$50K
$79K
$140K
MEDIAN: $79,150
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50%
90%

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$11.33 - $44.04
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$20
$44
MEDIAN: $19.73
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90%

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$0$148K
Salary $50,281 - $137,743
Bonus $102.13 - $20,653
Profit Sharing $710 - $11,836
Commission $20,000
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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$44,576 - $148,912
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 211
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $11.33 - $44.04
Overtime $16.09 - $64.11
Annual Data $0$148K
Bonus $102.13 - $20,653
Commission $20,000
Profit Sharing $710 - $11,836
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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$44,576 - $148,912
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Estimating Manager

The primary duty of estimating managers is to provide estimates for costs and time frames for projects' milestones and their eventual completion. Daily tasks include collecting information from involved parties, generating accurate estimates, and then communicating this information with relevant individuals and teams. Depending on the company and position, estimating managers may have regular contact with customers, vendors, and internal management, among others. Although some estimating managers work in small teams for large projects, they frequently work on their own to facilitate communication and planning among all parties.

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Estimating Manager Tasks

  • Examine blueprints to create quotes, estimate costs, and set prices.
  • Negotiate change orders, modifications, and final settlements with clients.
  • Create proposals for specific jobs, coordinating across proposals to meet goals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Estimating Manager

Pay by Experience for an Estimating Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Estimating Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Estimating Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Estimating Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 98 salaries. An Estimating Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 78 salaries.

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Key Stats for Estimating Manager

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Estimating Manager Salaries

▲36%

▲9%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼36%

Skills That Affect Estimating Manager Salaries

People Management
▲58%


National Average
$81,000

Engineering Design
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼34%

Project Management
▼41%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 19%
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