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Cost Estimator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$68,220 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cost Estimator is $68,220 a year and $33 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Cost Estimator is between $48,581 and $84,323. 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 Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Nebraska, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Cost Estimator Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Sign Estimator
Jan 15
Omaha, NE, USA
Skills and Qualifications • Able to read construction plans/blueprints to develop cost estimates • Experience in surveys • Strong understanding of commercial construction processes • ...
Experienced Commercial Drywall Estimator
Feb 11
Lincoln, NE, USA
Paul L Kess INc
Prepare cost estimates for change orders * Effectively communicate and work with management regarding current and future bid packages * Maintain current, up-to-date pricing in the software databases
Assistant Estimator
Feb 4
Scottsbluff, NE, USA
Hospitality Builders, Inc
Hospitality Builders, Inc. is hiring an assistant estimator with a minimum of 3 years construction ... Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information * Identify value engineering ...
Electrical Estimator
Feb 20
Lincoln, NE, USA
... Maintain Cost Databases What You Need for this Position More Than 5 Years of experience and ... Electrical Estimator-Commercial,Industrial,Residential with experience, please apply today ...
Project Leader - Grocery (Location Flexible)
Jan 25
Omaha, NE, USA
Manages all aspects of scope development, cost estimates and schedule by collaborating both within the engineering organization as well as with cross functional business partners in a matrix ...
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