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Estimator Cost Salary
in Columbia, South Carolina

$70,597 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Estimator Cost is $70,597 a year and $34 an hour in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for an Estimator Cost is between $50,274 and $87,261. 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 Columbia, South Carolina.

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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 Columbia, South Carolina, 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 Columbia, South Carolina

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Description: Columbia is the capital and second largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population estimate of 134,309 as of 2016. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 832,666 by July 1, 2018, according to 2018 U.S. Census estimates. This makes it the 70th largest metropolitan statistical areas in the nation, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau as of July 1, 2018. The name...

Estimator Cost Job Listings for Columbia, South Carolina

Facilities Maintenance Technician
May 29
Blythewood, SC, USA
C & W Services
Estimate cost, labor, and materials as necessary for general maintenance * Read drawing and work from plans and specifications * Understand and follow oral and written directions * Work independently ...
Manufacturing Engineer
Jun 11
Orangeburg, SC, USA
Arthur Wright and Associates
Supply cost estimates to marketing for new and existing product lines. * Work closely with product engineering in product changes/new product introductions. * Provide technical support/training to ...
PLC Controls Engineer
Jun 12
Aiken, SC, USA
Lead and finalize equipment layouts, manufacturing processes, and detailed estimates in preparation ... Design, develop, and modify production processes, products and equipment for cost effective and ...
Mfg. Process Eng.
Jun 13
Lugoff, SC, USA
Cameron Craig Group
... cost, and safety. Effectively communicate to team shareholders and when necessary effectively escalate to ensure efficient removal of obstacles. Apply statistical methods to estimate future ...
Mfg. Process Eng.
Jun 12
Lugoff, USA
Job Juncture, Inc.
... cost, and safety. Effectively communicate to team shareholders and when necessary effectively escalate to ensure efficient removal of obstacles. Apply statistical methods to estimate future ...
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