Cost Engineer V - Construction Salary in the United States

How much does a Cost Engineer V - Construction make in the United States? The average Cost Engineer V - Construction salary in the United States is $160,729 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $139,083 and $180,987. 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 V - Construction: Construction Estimating, Reading Blueprints/Diagrams, Construction Management Software, Cost Estimation

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Cost Engineer V - 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 V - 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 V - Construction typically requires 10+ years of related experience. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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