How much does an Estimator make in the United States?

7k salaries reported, updated at September 13, 2021
per year

The average salary for a estimator is $66,848 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

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

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

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56% of Estimators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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