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Estimator Cost Assistant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$65,719 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Estimator Cost Assistant is $65,719 a year and $32 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Estimator Cost Assistant is between $47,669 and $80,764. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Estimator Cost Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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.
Estimator Cost Assistant Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cost Estimators

Job family population: 210,900

Estimated population of Estimator Cost Assistant jobs: 92,602

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Estimator Cost Assistant Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Major Projects Construction Project Manager
Apr 30
Chicago, IL, USA
SMS Assist
Project Budget as prepared by estimating prior to issuance to accounting * Subcontracts and ... SMS Assist is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that welcomes and encourages all applicants to ...
HVAC Estimator
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Battaglia Industries, Inc
Perform consultations with customers * Assist in sizing equipment and systems. * Prepare quantity ... Perform Value Engineering (VE) and cost payback analysis * Obtain analyze and equipment and ...
Senior Estimator
Apr 22
Broadview, USA
Job Juncture, Inc.
Preparation of complete cost estimates (labor and material) for electrical commercial and ... After award of project, assist in breakdown of estimate information into categories required for ...
Mar 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Harrison Gray Search & Consulting
The Estimator will work with a team to complete the due diligence necessary to estimate the cost of ... Conduct site visits and perform research prior to bid * Assist other staff with subcontractor bid ...
Manager of Finance and Accounting
Apr 6
Chicago, IL, USA
SMS Assist
SMS Assist is seeking a key addition to our Finance and Accounting team. This role will provide ... month estimates * Refine procedures for the month-end close process, working to streamline ...
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