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Engineering Cost Estimator Salary

$103,648 (USD)

Average Salary

$50/hr

Average Hourly

$3,576

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineering Cost Estimator is $103,648 a year and $50 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Engineering Cost Estimator is between $72,756 and $128,641. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineering 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

Description:
  • Estimates costs for construction projects, manufacturing of engineering products, or other projects or services requested to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service.
  • Determines type of materials or equipment requirements; utilizes knowledge of products to be manufactured, services to be performed, or type of structure to be built, using blueprints and specifications.
  • This position is distinguished from other cost estimator positions as the levels of responsibilities and complexity of work typically requires a degree in engineering.
Engineering Cost Estimator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Industrial Engineers

Job family population: 265,520

Estimated population of Engineering Cost Estimator jobs: 75,514

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$120,157
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Engineering Cost Estimator Job Listings for United States

# 9148 - Engineering Technician III ( Cost Estimator)
Jul 17
Van Nuys, CA, USA
ieSolutions
# 9148 Engineering Technician 3 Specialty: Cost Estimator Job #: 9148 Location: Vancouver, WA Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package Overview This contract Engineering ...
Construction Cost Estimator
Jul 12
San Francisco, CA, USA
Plant Construction Company, L.P.
The Cost Estimator has a key role in the construction department and is responsible for the ... Minimum Skills and Experience Requirements : · Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering ...
Electrical Distribution Systems Cost Estimator Senior Level
Jul 17
Oakland, CA, USA
Chow Engineering and Construction
Proficiency in estimating format, industry standard such as Viewpoint, Sage, B2W and RS Means or ... Company Description Very busy engineering firm with a construction component as well.
Electrical Designer of transmission lines and cost estimating
Jul 15
Oakland, CA, USA
Chow Engineering and Construction
Any software, including off the shelf 1) View point (Maxwell), 2)Sage (Timberline), 3)B2W Estimate ... Company Description Very busy engineering firm with a construction component as well.
Cost Estimator
May 30
Chicago, IL, USA
The Concord Group
The Concord Group is construction consulting firm specializing in Cost Management, Project ... engineers to ensure proper scope understanding · Attend meetings to review estimates and/or ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineering Cost Estimator is $103,648 a year and $50 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Engineering Cost Estimator is between $72,756 and $128,641. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineering 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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Engineering Cost Estimator Job Listings for United States

# 9148 - Engineering Technician III ( Cost Estimator)
Jul 17
Van Nuys, CA, USA
ieSolutions
# 9148 Engineering Technician 3 Specialty: Cost Estimator Job #: 9148 Location: Vancouver, WA Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package Overview This contract Engineering ...
Construction Cost Estimator
Jul 12
San Francisco, CA, USA
Plant Construction Company, L.P.
The Cost Estimator has a key role in the construction department and is responsible for the ... Minimum Skills and Experience Requirements : · Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering ...
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