The average salary for an Estimator, Construction with Blueprints skills in Chicago, Illinois is $46,979.
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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, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Project Management and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average.
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Employees with Estimator, Construction in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 53.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (32.1% more) and Houston, Texas (20.6% more).
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