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Cost Estimator Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$88,864 (USD)

Average Salary

$43/hr

Average Hourly

$3,164

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cost Estimator is $88,864 a year and $43 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Cost Estimator is between $63,282 and $109,840. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cost Estimator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, material, equipment, and labor estimates involved in assigned products, projects, or services, applying knowledge of specialized methodologies, techniques, principles, or processes.
  • Provides preliminary estimates for planning purposes and detailed itemized estimates based on final plans and specifications.
  • Reviews data to determine material and labor requirements and develops itemized lists.
Cost Estimator Job Prevalence in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Job family: Cost Estimators

Job family population: 210,900

Estimated population of Cost Estimator jobs: 87,178

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$103,018
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Boston, Massachusetts

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

Cost Estimator Job Listings for Boston, Massachusetts

Construction Estimator
Jul 18
Canton, MA, USA
William H Hunter Recruiting
Prepare cost estimates for bids and negotiated proposals Manage all aspects and take lead on all aspects of an estimate Work with client and construction team during preconstruction phase efforts ...
Gas Construction Estimator 06-4584
Jul 5
Waltham, MA, USA
National Computing Group
Description 02-4584 The project estimator, also known as the cost estimator, serves a vital function in the growth of a construction or manufacturing company. This professional is responsible for ...
Construction Estimator
Jun 26
Boston, MA, USA
Executive Recruiters
Maintain and communicate data on construction and material cost trends affecting project costs. ... Requirements of the Construction Estimator * Bachelor Degree in Construction Management, Civil ...
Experienced Estimator/Project Manager
Jun 17
Salem, NH, USA
Connectivity Point
The Estimator/Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of cost estimation for assigned projects. After approval has been received for a project the estimator/project manager will be ...
Commercial Drywall and Framing Estimator
Jun 26
Boston, MA, USA
Perfect Interiors Llc
Estimate Framing cost and material quantity. * Evaluate new estimation tool strategies and procedures. Open to new recommendations. * Ensure deadlines and cost targets are met * Maintain required ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cost Estimator is $88,864 a year and $43 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Cost Estimator is between $63,282 and $109,840. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cost Estimator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Cost Estimator Job Listings for Boston, Massachusetts

Construction Estimator
Jul 18
Canton, MA, USA
William H Hunter Recruiting
Prepare cost estimates for bids and negotiated proposals Manage all aspects and take lead on all aspects of an estimate Work with client and construction team during preconstruction phase efforts ...
Gas Construction Estimator 06-4584
Jul 5
Waltham, MA, USA
National Computing Group
Description 02-4584 The project estimator, also known as the cost estimator, serves a vital function in the growth of a construction or manufacturing company. This professional is responsible for ...
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