$61,139
Avg. Salary
$24.67
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,074

Bonus

$2,023

Profit Sharing

$10,174

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Estimator is $24.67 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Estimator is $61,139 per year.

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$14.96
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$24.67
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$35.71
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$43k
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MEDIAN $61,139
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$0$90K
Salary $43,190 - $89,774
Bonus $251 - $10,330
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,101
Commission $10,174
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,555 - $90,638
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 352
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $14.96 - $35.71
Overtime $21.29 - $47.34
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $251 - $10,330
Commission $10,174
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,101
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,555 - $90,638
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

Job Description for Mechanical Estimator

Mechanical estimators analyze a project before it starts, accurately estimating costs related to labor, materials, equipment, and other relevant areas. These professionals are hired in many service companies, ranging from HVAC/plumbing operations to construction to other applications. Daily operations include researching projects, developing reports on materials and crew requirements, and analyzing potential projects' bidding processes. This position also requires employees to build effective relationships with sub-contractors and partners.

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Mechanical Estimator Tasks
  • Function as a project estimator / discipline estimator in development of cost proposals.
  • Review and comprehend technical and administrative documents such as Requests for Proposals(RFPs) and Requests for Quotes (RFQs).
  • Determine list of material takeoffs to define quantities of work materials.
  • Determine work crews and production rates for performance of required tasks.
  • Break down scope of work into definable tasks (WBS development).

Mechanical Estimator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Estimator

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 104 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Estimator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 64 salaries. A Mechanical Estimator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 51 salaries.

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Key Stats for Mechanical Estimator

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
27%

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Experience Affects Mechanical Estimator Salaries

▲17%

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
$61,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Estimator Salaries

Engineering Design
▲14%

Microsoft Excel
▲8%

Contract Negotiation
▲3%

HVAC System Design
▲1%


National Average
$61,000

Construction Estimating
▼2%

Plumbing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 19%