Average Estimator, Construction Salary

$58,173
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,065
Bonus
$5,500
Commission
$2,040
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Estimator, Construction is $58,173.
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MEDIAN $58,173
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Salary
$40k - $85k
Bonus
$245 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Commission
$403 - $25k
Total Pay
$36k - $85k

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Job Description for Estimator, Construction

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.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Estimator, Construction

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

Pay by Experience Level for Estimator, Construction

An entry-level Estimator, Construction with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,202 based on 50 salaries. An early career Estimator, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,711 based on 494 salaries. A mid-career Estimator, Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,389 based on 227 salaries. An experienced Estimator, Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,307 based on 251 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,811.
Employees with Estimator, Construction in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (22.3% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (9.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.2% less) and Houston, Texas (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,219 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.1%
Early Career
40.5%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
20.6%
Late Career
16.2%