Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Junior Estimator is R125,714
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Junior Estimators?
An entry-level Junior Estimator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R117,916 based on 10 salaries. An early career Junior Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R125,662 based on 39 salaries.
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.