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Estimator salary in United States

How much does an Estimator make in the United States?

Average base salary

$63,364
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a estimator is $63,364 per year in the United States. 9.3k salaries reported, updated at September 13, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Estimators in United States

  1. Allied Construction Services
    4.0star
    11 reviews161 salaries reported
    $116,636per year
  2. $101,351per year
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Highest paying cities for Estimators near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $73,511 per year
    68 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $67,688 per year
    131 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $66,686 per year
    57 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $65,788 per year
    61 salaries reported
  2. Charlotte, NC
    $64,821 per year
    53 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $64,820 per year
    114 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $64,710 per year
    82 salaries reported
  2. Tampa, FL
    $63,010 per year
    47 salaries reported
  3. Las Vegas, NV
    $62,572 per year
    48 salaries reported
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Where can an Estimator earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Estimators

Top certifications
Certified Compensation Professional
+33.37%salary
Top skills
ProCore
+39.86%salary
Top fields of study
Construction Degree
+23.34%salary

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Most common benefits for Estimators

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 343 ratings

56% of 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?

Cost Estimator

12,776 job openings

Average $65,645 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Estimator

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