Cost Engineer III - Construction Salary in the United States

How much does a Cost Engineer III - Construction make in the United States? The average Cost Engineer III - Construction salary in the United States is $94,475 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $82,938 and $108,355. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Cost Engineer III - Construction monitors and analyzes project cost estimates, expenditures, and forecasts. Requires technical knowledge of the construction work involved, and the ability to use cost-estimating methods. Being a Cost Engineer III - Construction requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or a manager. To be a Cost Engineer III - Construction typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Cost Engineer II - Construction

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Cost Engineer III - Construction

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Cost Engineer IV - Construction

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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