Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Junior Estimator is $44,219
What Do Junior Estimators Do?
Junior estimators are in charge of conducting accurate cost analyses and estimations for their organization. They are responsible for preparing preliminary estimates for conceptual projects and assisting more experienced estimators with direct cost reports. These estimators follow company procedures to facilitate and define project scope, as well as use their financial expertise to prepare effective proposals in a deadline-driven environment. They help other estimators with pricing schedules, …Read more
- Interpret plans and construction materials to propose and double-check estimates.
- Identify and resolve deviations from the proposal, including scope and specifications.
- Oversee work progress, complete logs, and update supervisors about challenges.
- Write up technical reports, subcontracts, purchase orders, project updates, and proposals.