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 $69,583 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $63,601 and $77,406. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Cost Engineer I - Construction

Cost Engineer I - Construction provides estimates, cost control strategies, cost forecasting, investment appraisals, and risk analysis for construction projects. Administers quantity takeoffs so that appropriate costs and values can be determined. Being a Cost Engineer I - Construction has a broad knowledge of construction processes and materials. Requires technical knowledge of the construction work involved, and the ability to use cost-estimating methods. Additionally, 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 2022 View full job description

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

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