Estimator, Construction Salary

The average salary for an Estimator, Construction is $57,959 per year. A skill in Job Scheduling is associated with high pay for this job.
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$40,177 - $88,777
$40K
$57K
$89K
MEDIAN: $57,386
10%
50%
90%

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$13.62 - $26.23
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.44
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$0$88K
Salary $40,177 - $88,777
Bonus $0.00 - $9,803
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,960
Commission $-0.50 - $39,732
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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$35,591 - $85,912
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 477
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.62 - $26.23
Overtime $20.17 - $34.52
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,803
Commission $-0.50 - $39,732
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,960
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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$35,591 - $85,912
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 175

Job Description for Estimator, Construction

The job of construction estimator is essential to a contractor or any company that performs many building or material improvements or renovations to their facilities. The estimator assesses all costs - material and labor - for potential construction projects. They normally work within a firm to come up with their best estimates for a project so that the company can then implement this work into a budget for a bid; their estimates are often for internal use only, although some contractors have their estimators write actual bids as well.

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Estimator, Construction 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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Popular Skills for Estimator, Construction

Pay by Experience Level for Estimator, Construction

Pay by Experience for an Estimator, Construction has a positive trend. An entry-level Estimator, Construction with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 302 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Estimator, Construction with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 204 salaries. An experienced Estimator, Construction which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 179 salaries. An Estimator, Construction with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 104 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,307

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

Estimator, Construction Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Estimator, Construction?

Estimator, Construction in Watsonville:
"Cat eats dog."
Pros: The cat looks like Garfield.
Cons: Short lunch break.

Estimator, Construction in Portland:
"Fun, challenging,"
Pros: Meeting new people, control of my own projects.
Cons: Some time very long and hard hours, being on call.

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Key Stats for Estimator, Construction

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Estimator, Construction Salaries

▲26%

▲15%

▲7%

National Average
$53,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Estimator, Construction Salaries

Job Scheduling
▲38%

Project Management
▼0%

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▼0%

National Average
$53,000

Construction Estimating
▼1%



▼4%


▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 26%