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Estimator Cost Salary
in New Orleans, Louisiana

$74,210 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Estimator Cost is $74,210 a year and $36 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for an Estimator Cost is between $52,847 and $91,728. 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 New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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 New Orleans, Louisiana, 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 New Orleans, Louisiana

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Description: New Orleans (, locally ; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] (listen)) is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With an estimated population of 391,006 in 2018, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. A major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States. New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinct music, Creole cuisine, unique dialect, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is the French...

Estimator Cost Job Listings for New Orleans, Louisiana

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Joule Energy
Estimation Work ... Working with clients, engineers, subcontractors, manufacturers and suppliers to plan cost factors ...
Commercial Construction Estimator
May 30
Dorsey Development
... cost estimatesMaintain Sub / Supplier contact list to ensure adequate number of bids are ... survey and estimate the amount and type of material required to deliver the contracted ...
Chief Estimator - Commercial General Construction
Apr 18
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The McDonnel Group
Maintain Timberline database with accurate, up to date material cost for concrete and carpentry ... Estimate amounts for all self-performed items in each bid * Timely completion of bid tab sheets ...
Estimating Manager 9384
May 22
Houma, LA, USA
Savard Labor & Marine
Must have experience as lead estimator or estimating manager or proposals manager on fabrication or ... cost to you.
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Apr 30
New Orleans, LA, USA
ReNuke Services
... cost savings goals in support of Entergy's financial performance objectives. • Develop project ... estimate costs in support of project budget development. Provide Supply Chain oversight and ...
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