How much does a Cost Engineer II - Construction make in the United States? The average Cost Engineer II - Construction salary in the United States is $86,781 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $77,324 and $97,396. 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. 

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Job Description for Cost Engineer II - Construction

Cost Engineer II - 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 II - 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 II - Construction requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Cost Engineer II - Construction typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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

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