How much does a Building Estimator make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Building Estimator in the United States is $22 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $20 and $26. Hourly rate 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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What is a Building Estimator?

A Building Estimator or cost estimator is an individual that quantifies the materials, labor, and equipment needed to complete a construction project. Building cost estimating can concern diverse forms of construction from residential properties to hi-rise and civil works. Both estimators and quantity surveyors must have a background education in the construction industry. Representative professional bodies which regulate property professionals: Entry to membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (United Kingdom) is via four main routes: academic, graduate, technical, and...

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MRINetwork - Richmond , VA
Multifamily Estimator Needed!! $75K+ Commercial Construction Company in Virginia Direct Hire / Full ... building skills, as well as strong leadership and team management skills
ZipRecruiter - 18 days ago
ACS Construction - Manassas , VA
The Estimator will program, plan and estimate facility life cycle and construction projects for building renovations, infrastructure upgrades and new construction projects. Provide pre-project ...
ConstructionJobs.com - 79 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation - Richmond , VA
Commonwealth Of Virginia Job Site | Cost Estimation Office Director The Virginia Department of ... VDOT is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state's roads, bridges, tunnels and ...
CareerArc - 18 days ago
Foster Remodeling Solutions, Inc. - Lorton , VA
We need an Estimator who: * Is detail-oriented. * Has experience using unit cost estimating. * Has ... Some purchasing of building materials $65,000 to $70,000 Salary based upon experience. Includes ...
ZipRecruiter - 64 days ago
SmartSite LLC - Springfield , VA
We are seeking a mid-level estimator to assist with construction reporting, analysis, exhibits, and ... Preferred candidates will also have experience with building hold down construction models from ...
ZipRecruiter - 51 days ago
Huntington Ingalls Industries - Fairfax , VA
From building enterprise IT systems and creating the federal governments newest cyber security standards to operating intelligence collection platforms and training F-15 pilots, HII solves some of ...
Lensa - 45 days ago
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