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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Cost Estimator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$97,676 / yrTotal Pay
$60,413 / yrBase Pay
$37,263 / yrAdditional Pay

$97,676

 / yr
$46K$583K
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The estimated total pay for a Cost Estimator is $97,676 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $60,413 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $37,263 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are Construction Cost Estimator Salaries with median pay of $91,638, Cost Engineer Salaries with median pay of $99,223, Cost Analyst Salaries with median pay of $91,275, Pricing Salaries with median pay of $92,875.

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Rigid Global Buildings
2.8

Rigid Global Buildings

Cost Estimator

$55,266

 /yr
Range: $50K - $71K

$50K

$71K

$50,417 - $70,781 Range

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VJ Associates
3.0

VJ Associates

Cost Estimator

$76,185

 /yr
Range: $70K - $106K

$70K

$106K

$69,881 - $106,435 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Cost Estimator

$79,033

 /yr
Range: $70K - $91K

$70K

$91K

$69,930 - $90,678 Range

US Cost
3.5

US Cost

Cost Estimator

$85,126

 /yr
Range: $65K - $100K

$65K

$100K

$65,204 - $99,731 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Cost Estimator

$78,704

 /yr
Range: $65K - $118K

$65K

$118K

$64,718 - $117,722 Range

New York Developers and Management
4.0

$78,426

 /yr
Range: $73K - $95K

$73K

$95K

$72,824 - $95,231 Range

NexAge Technologies USA
3.7

$53,046

 /yr
Range: $51K - $58K

$51K

$58K

$50,791 - $58,301 Range

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Central Reinforcing

Cost Estimator - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $22 - $27

$22

$27

$22 - $27 Range

HII
3.6

HII

Cost Estimator

$59,778

 /yr
Range: $50K - $104K

$50K

$104K

$50,000 - $103,681 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Cost Estimator

$87,182

 /yr
Range: $66K - $145K

$66K

$145K

$66,034 - $145,090 Range

Zaxon
5.0

Zaxon

Cost Estimator

$74,235

 /yr
Range: $44K - $76K

$44K

$76K

$44,396 - $76,400 Range

L3 Technologies
3.2

L3 Technologies

Cost Estimator

$67,713

 /yr
Range: $58K - $94K

$58K

$94K

$58,493 - $93,959 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Cost Estimator

$62,006

 /yr
Range: $57K - $79K

$57K

$79K

$57,375 - $79,286 Range

Commodore Construction
4.0

$79,055

 /yr
Range: $59K - $82K

$59K

$82K

$59,387 - $82,195 Range

GEOMATRIX SERVICES

GEOMATRIX SERVICES

Cost Estimator

$69,911

 /yr
Range: $62K - $105K

$62K

$105K

$61,909 - $104,522 Range

EDM International
4.6

EDM International

Cost Estimator

$60,500

 /yr
Range: $60K - $94K

$60K

$94K

$60,500 - $93,983 Range

ARA Construction Corp
3.9

ARA Construction Corp

Cost Estimator

$55,698

 /yr
Range: $53K - $86K

$53K

$86K

$53,109 - $86,170 Range

Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

Cost Estimator

$62,608

 /yr
Range: $59K - $78K

$59K

$78K

$59,039 - $77,929 Range

AECOM
3.8

AECOM

Cost Estimator

$74,153

 /yr
Range: $64K - $83K

$64K

$83K

$63,627 - $82,676 Range

Brickens Construction

Brickens Construction

Cost Estimator

$59,915

 /yr
Range: $55K - $84K

$55K

$84K

$55,049 - $83,785 Range

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$74,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Construction Cost Controls with 1 to 3 years of experience

$64,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Budget Fiscal Analyst with 4 to 6 years of experience

$79,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,000/yr

11 days ago by a Cost Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$84,700

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Cost Estimator with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Cost Estimator with 10 to 14 years of experience

$30

/hrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Costing Analyst with 1 to 3 years of experience

$63,609

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Cost Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$54,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Cost Estimator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Cost Analyst with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Cost Estimator salaries

The national average salary for a Cost Estimator is $65,494 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Cost Estimator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 997 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Cost Estimator employees.

The highest salary for a Cost Estimator in United States is $102,710 per year.

The lowest salary for a Cost Estimator in United States is $41,763 per year.

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