Average Estimator Salary

$57,229
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$8,000
Commission
$2,016
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Estimator is $57,229.
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$38k
10%
$57k
50%
$86k
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MEDIAN $57,229
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United States (change)
Salary
$38k - $86k
Bonus
$100 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$97 - $5k
Commission
$3k - $20k
Total Pay
$35k - $87k

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Career Paths

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More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Estimator

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Pricing, Project Management, Microsoft Excel and Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level for Estimator

An entry-level Estimator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,814 based on 62 salaries. An early career Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,250 based on 137 salaries. A mid-career Estimator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,033 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,735 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,061.
Employees with Estimator in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 40.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (14.5% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Syracuse, New York (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 363 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.1%
Early Career
37.7%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
16.5%
Late Career
10.2%