Cost Estimation Engineer I Salary in the United States

How much does a Cost Estimation Engineer I make in the United States? The average Cost Estimation Engineer I salary in the United States is $64,612 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $58,942 and $72,015. 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 Estimation Engineer I estimates costs for engineering projects based on an analysis of project technical requirements. Collects and analyzes all project costs, including raw materials, labor, equipment and tooling to ensure estimates are accurate. Being a Cost Estimation Engineer I identifies and quantifies potential cost uncertainties to ensure costing models capture the full range of potential costs. Updates costs as necessary based on new information and project scope changes. Additionally, Cost Estimation Engineer I requires interface with project management, engineering, and procurement departments. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Cost Estimation Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Cost Estimation Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Cost Estimation Engineer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Cost Estimation Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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