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Assistant Cost Estimator Salary

$62,544 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assistant Cost Estimator is $62,544 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Cost Estimator is between $45,366 and $76,862. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant Cost Estimator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Assists in the preparation of cost estimates for manufacturing of products, construction projects, or services requested to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service.
  • Ascertains type of materials or equipment requirements, utilizing knowledge of products to be manufactured, services to be performed, or type of structure to be built, using blueprints and specifications.
Assistant Cost Estimator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cost Estimators

Job family population: 210,900

Estimated population of Assistant Cost Estimator jobs: 92,602

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Assistant Cost Estimator Job Listings for United States

Cost Estimator
May 14
Garden Grove, CA, USA
Multi-National Manufacturing Company
The Cost Estimator is responsible for estimating material costs for new and existing parts in ... Assist in cost analysis for repeat and in-process jobs · Review and reprice materials on repeat ...
Junior Cost Estimator
Apr 19
Culver City, CA, USA
Vitrocsa USA
Job Description Under the supervision of the Cost Estimating Manager: - Assist in preparing estimates for high end aluminum window and door requirements - Identify and quantify all cost factors - Use ...
Cost Estimator
Apr 16
Garden Grove, CA, USA
Kimco Staffing
Large innovative metal-forming manufacturer company is seeking a Cost Estimator * Estimation ... plating, powder coating and packaging * Assist Engineering on projects when requested ...
Cost Estimator
Feb 25
Seattle, WA, USA
Nisqually Construction Services
We are currently hiring a Cost Estimator with experience in Change Order Management to support our ... Draft correspondence to the Contractor or Owner related to change management issues. * Assist with ...
Estimator Assistant
May 13
Santa Rosa, CA, USA
Vince Sigal Electric Inc
Assistant to the Estimator requires a familiarity with blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost and labor estimates for products or services. Extensive ...
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