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Average Estimating Manager Salary

$82,223
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,184
Bonus
$12,500
Commission
$2,948
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Estimating Manager is $82,223.
10%
$53k
MEDIAN
$82k
90%
$136k
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$53k - $136k
Bonus
$1k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$727 - $12k
Commission
$6k - $32k
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$51k - $145k
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What Do Estimating Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Estimating Manager

4 out of 5
(119)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Estimating Managers?

Skills in Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pricing, Microsoft Excel, Project Management and People Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Estimating Managers?

An entry-level Estimating Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,808 based on 128 salaries. An early career Estimating Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,685 based on 1,088 salaries. A mid-career Estimating Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,945 based on 1,360 salaries. An experienced Estimating Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,699 based on 2,720 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,677.
Employees with Estimating Manager in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 50.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (40.5% more) and Houston, Texas (37.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (21.9% less) and Nashville, Tennessee (8.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,808 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
13.9%
Mid Career
17.4%
Experienced
34.8%
Late Career
32.2%