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Estimator Cost Salary
in District of Columbia, United States

$87,035 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Estimator Cost is $87,035 a year and $42 an hour in District of Columbia, United States. The average salary range for an Estimator Cost is between $61,980 and $107,580. 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 District of Columbia, 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 District of Columbia, 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 %



About District of Columbia, United States

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Description: Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States. Founded after the American Revolution as the seat of government of the newly independent country, Washington was named after George Washington, the first president of the United States and a Founding Father. As the seat of the United States federal government and several international organizations, Washington is an important world political capital. The city is also one of the most visited cities in the world, with more than 20 million tourists annually.The signing of the Residence...

Estimator Cost Job Listings for District of Columbia, United States

Cost Estimator - WMATA Bus Shelter Initiative Project
May 30
Washington, DC, USA
Cornerstone Transportation Consulting
Cornerstone Transportation Consulting is seeking a Cost Estimator to work on the WMATA Bus Shelter Initiative Project. The Candidate shall support the Project Manager in developing the implementation ...
Commercial HVAC Outside Sales/Estimator
Apr 29
Washington, DC, USA
Magnolia Companies
Minimize risk and maintain the lowest estimated cost. * Minimize estimate deviations by working with company resources * Inspires others with drive and motivation to sell aggressively * Sets a ...
Cost Estimator
May 5
Washington, DC, USA
Grant Leading Technology, LLC
Prepare the cost estimates to assist management, products, or industries in price determination or bidding. * MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE USING RS MEANS * MUST BE ABLE TO DO MONTE CARLO ...
Resident Engineer
Jun 11
Washington, DC, USA
JCMS, Inc.
They are cost estimators, cost and scheduling engineers, document control specialists, office engineers, resident engineers and construction inspectors. Since 1985, JCMS has provided the ...
Project Manager - WMATA Bus Shelter Initiative
May 30
Washington, DC, USA
Cornerstone Transportation Consulting
... estimated cost of the bus shelter initiative program; • Develop a milestone schedule for the bus shelter initiative; • Develop a construction Task Order (solicitation package) (within NTP plus ...
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