Estimator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$62,000
$44,000
$62,000
$87,000
Did you know that the average Estimator makes $62,602 per year? That's valued at $30.1 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $44,000 and $87,000, meaning Estimators have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most Estimators find a job with Retail and Construction companies, while others work for Manufacturing, Construction, and Retail companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Idaho, Oregon and Connecticut are the top states in the U.S. to pay Estimators the highest salaries.
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Map of Estimator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Estimators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Estimator Salary By Location

While an Estimator can average a salary of $62,602 per year, or $30.1 per hour, there are many opportunities for Estimators to make more. For example, in Sacramento, CA you might make $74,512 per year. Other high-paying locations include Portland, OR, Indianapolis, IN and Richmond, VA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Sacramento, CA where the average starting salary is $37,000. The highest paying states for Estimators include Idaho, Oregon and Connecticut. Meanwhile, Louisiana, South Carolina, and North Carolina offer the lowest salaries.

Average Estimator Salary By Company

To earn a high income as an Estimator, working for CENTURY CONTRACTORS or Parsons might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like BAE Systems and Black & Veatch report highly competitive salaries for Estimators.

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Estimator Salary History

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Estimator Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Estimator can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Estimator Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Goodwin Recruiting
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Concrete Estimator
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Concrete Estimator
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$65,000
$65,000
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Asphalt Paving Estimator Project/Sales
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$60,000
$60,000
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Civil Estimator
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$110,000
$110,000
06/28/2020
JR. Estimator
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06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$60,000
$60,000
06/25/2020
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06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$80,000
$80,000
06/24/2020
Lead Estimator
Lead Estimator
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$100,000
$100,000
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06/22/2020
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$75,000
$75,000
06/22/2020
Belfor
Belfor
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Estimator
Estimator
06/21/2020
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$50,000
$50,000
06/21/2020
Estimator
Estimator
06/15/2020
06/15/2020
$37,566
$37,566
06/15/2020
Estimator
Estimator
06/15/2020
06/15/2020
$60,000
$60,000
06/15/2020