The average salary for an Estimator, Construction with Microsoft Excel skills is $56,991.
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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 th…Read more
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
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 Word and Microsoft Office.
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 $45,379 based on 24 salaries. An early career Estimator, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,762 based on 242 salaries. A mid-career Estimator, Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,033 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Estimator, Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,124 based on 83 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,498.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Estimator, Construction in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 26.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (16.0% more) and New York, New York (14.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.9% less) and Houston, Texas (4.2% less).
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