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Alternate Job Titles: Estimator

What is the average annual salary for Estimator?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Estimator may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Estimator in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Estimator in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Estimator in the United States is $49,953 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $49,953.

Source: HR Reported data as of April 2014

Median $49,953
  • 10%$37,585
  • 25%$43,479
  • 75%$60,070
  • 90%$69,282

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Job Description for Estimator

Forecasts project costs. Gathers details and compiles data to estimate all production costs according to specifications. Considers raw materials, labor, equipment, tools, labor and transportation for estimations. Helps determine necessary resources for projects based on cost estimates and budgetary constraints. May require a bachelor's degree in a related field and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Estimator job description

Categories:  Materials Management, Construction and Installation

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

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