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

3.1k salaries reported, updated at February 23, 2021
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The average salary for a construction estimator is $79,894 per year in the United States and $7,500 overtime per year.

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Most common benefits

  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
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Most common benefits for Construction Estimators

  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Fuel discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Bereavement leave
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Salary satisfaction

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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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