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Estimator Cost Salary

$77,633 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Estimator Cost is $77,633 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Estimator Cost is between $55,284 and $95,958. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Estimator Cost. 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

  • 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.
Estimator Cost Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cost Estimators

Job family population: 210,900

Estimated population of Estimator Cost jobs: 87,178

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Estimator Cost Job Listings for United States

Cost Estimator-Construction Consultant
Apr 24
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Timothy Jon & Associates LLC
The Cost Estimator/Cost Consultant is responsible for providing estimates and preconstruction services supporting construction consulting team. *Meet with stakeholders to ensure a complete ...
Cost Estimator, Capital Planning experience preferred!
May 13
Renton, United States
This is not an IT-type job, but more akin to those who have Cost Estimating Capital Planning experience. JOB SUMMARY Strategic Project Development Support DSSP with cost estimates during the ...
Estimator (Civil Construction)
Jun 12
Bakersfield, CA, USA
Suna Solutions
Ensure proper project handoff if project is taken over by another PM/Team. • Monitor actual cost to estimated cost. * Coordinate scope of work with other Griffith Division and subcontractors.
Material Handling Rack Estimator
Jun 26
Springfield, TN, USA
Up-Rite Systems
Core Responsibilities: · Estimate cost of project by collecting information about material and installation cost while striving to maximize gross profit. · Prepare and deliver finished proposal ...
Project Manager/Cost Estimator
Jun 10
Billings, MT, USA
Associated Glass, Inc.
We are on the hunt for a qualified candidate to fill our Project Manager/Cost Estimator position. Position Description Before we talk about the job duties, we want to show you why we are a top ...
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