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Construction Estimator salary in United States

How much does a Construction Estimator make in the United States?

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The average salary for a construction estimator is $80,342 per year in the United States. 4.3k salaries reported, updated at June 27, 2022.

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Top companies for Construction Estimators in United States

    8 reviews8 salaries reported
    $169,970per year
  2. $114,034per year
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Highest paying cities for Construction Estimators in United States

  1. Philadelphia, PA
    $98,525 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $96,733 per year
    22 salaries reported
  3. Minneapolis, MN
    $95,466 per year
    34 salaries reported
  1. Corona, CA
    $95,169 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Seattle, WA
    $83,264 per year
    25 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $82,960 per year
    44 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $75,406 per year
    15 salaries reported
  2. Tampa, FL
    $73,779 per year
    35 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $73,184 per year
    25 salaries reported
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Where can a Construction Estimator earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Construction Estimators

Top skills
Frame Carpentry
Top fields of study
Civil Engineering Degree

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5 jobs8
31 jobs56
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Most common benefits for Construction Estimators

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 121 ratings

64% of Construction Estimators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


13,744 job openings

Average $68,859 per year

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