The average salary for a Plumbing Estimator is $63,226.
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Job Description for Plumbing Estimator
Plumbing estimators usually work directly under project managers and gather information about plumbing projects, as well as provide employers or clients with estimated costs by calculating costs of materials and labor. They must plan all aspects of the construction process and work closely with architects and engineers, and strong verbal and written communication skills are important in this position. Plumbing estimators should be able to work with minimal supervision as well as in a team envir…Read more
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Popular Skills for Plumbing Estimator
Skills in Plumbing and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Commercial, Project Management and Construction Estimating.
Pay by Experience Level for Plumbing Estimator
An early career Plumbing Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,000 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Plumbing Estimator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Plumbing Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,470 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,601.
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Employees with Plumbing Estimator in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 53.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (50.3% more) and Houston, Texas (38.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (9.2% less).
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