How much does a Cost Engineer IV - Construction make in the United States? The average Cost Engineer IV - Construction salary in the United States is $121,058 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $101,526 and $133,835. 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 IV - Construction

Cost Engineer IV - 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 IV - Construction has a broad knowledge of construction processes and materials. Requires technical knowledge of construction work involved, and the ability to use cost-estimating methods. Additionally, Cost Engineer IV - Construction requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of unit/department. To be a Cost Engineer IV - Construction typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deepwater independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins. Its primary assets include production offshore Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The company also maintains an ex... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2018
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Skills associated with Cost Engineer IV - Construction: Construction Estimating, Reading Blueprints/Diagrams, Cost Estimation, Construction Estimating Software

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