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Estimating Manager in the United States

How much does a Estimating Manager earn in the United States? The average Estimating Manager salary in the United States is $143,306 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $129,734 and $164,684. 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 Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Manages the daily activities of an estimating department for an engineering organization. Implements technical estimating standards and procedures and oversees the work of project estimators. Solicits supplier bids and proposals for labor, material and equipment and evaluates proposals to ensure they meet project specifications and budget requirement. May be responsible for the training and staffing of estimating department. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required.

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