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Production Estimator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$82,202 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Production Estimator is $82,202 a year and $40 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Production Estimator is between $58,538 and $101,605. 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

  • 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.
Production Estimator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cost Estimators

Job family population: 210,900

Estimated population of Production Estimator jobs: 87,178

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Production Estimator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Production Supervisor
May 14
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Skyline Staffing
... estimates and outputs. 3. Makes employment decisions. 4. Set up and adjust machines and equipment. 3. Resolve employee issues through problem resolution. 4. Balance training, quality, productivity ...
May 7
Des Plaines, Illinois, USA
AUTO BODY Estimator/Production Asst. CARSTAR** - We are looking for an Individual with Current Estimating Experience. Min. 3 years. Good candidate would also have great customer Service skills.
Project Coordinator
May 1
Lake County, United States
Horizontal Integration
Manages the development and implementation process of company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products. * Estimates ...
Project Estimator- Architectural Woodwork
May 13
Bernhard Woodwork Ltd.
Lead a team of Sales, Project Management, Engineering and Production to create a cohesive plan to produce complex projects from your estimate in handoff * Develop and maintain vendor relationships ...
May 21
Schaumburg, IL, USA
HR Manager
Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services * Assess margins and provide multiple pricing options based on known and estimated cost criteria * Consult with the sales team, clients ...
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