Cost Engineer I - Construction Salary in the United States

How much does a Cost Engineer I - Construction make in the United States? The average Cost Engineer I - Construction salary in the United States is $65,381 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $59,748 and $72,717. 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

Skills Associated with Cost Engineer I - Construction: Cost Estimation, Construction Estimating, Reading Blueprints/Diagrams, Construction Estimating Software

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Salary estimation for Cost Engineer I - Construction at companies like : AMBARELLA INC, ENPHASE ENERGY INC, PLANTRONICS INC

Job Description

Cost Engineer I - 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 I - Construction requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Cost Engineer I - Construction typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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