How much does a Cost Engineer III - Construction make in the United States? The average Cost Engineer III - Construction salary in the United States is $101,107 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $88,766 and $115,968. 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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25% $88,766 10% $77,530 90% $129,498 75% $115,968 $101,107 50%(Median)
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Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP - Fairfax, VA

Job Description for Cost Engineer III - Construction

Cost Engineer III - 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 III - 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 III - Construction requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or a manager. To be a Cost Engineer III - Construction typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Cost Engineer III - Construction: Construction Estimating Software, Reading Blueprints/Diagrams, Cost Estimation, Construction Estimating

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