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 April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $20 and $25. 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, 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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CASECO - Purcellville , VA
Construction Estimator Who we are : We are dedicated to creating a company known for providing the ... Is energized from being around challenge, high energy, change, and creativity and enjoys building ...
LinkedIn - 1 day ago
The Cook & Boardman Group - Fredericksburg , VA
Reads building plans and identifies applicable portions with Cook & Boardman involvement * Summarizes door opening and other applicable portions of plans by type * Compares actual and estimated ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 5 days ago
Donohoe Construction Company - Alexandria , VA
... Estimator to join our Building Enhancements team. We offer a full slate of benefits, including ... The position is responsible for project types such as major building renovations, lobby and ...
Construction Jobs - 33 days ago
The Anderson Company, LLC - Manassas , VA
... building our projects on the commercial and residential areas. The ideal candidate will have over ... Estimator Job Duties · Experience in DOT roadways and bridges, walls, water/wastewater, site ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
Processes paperwork and travels to building sites as required.Monitors construction processes.Stays up to date with safety codes and improvements in constructionGlass/Glazing Estimator Compensation
JobCase - 14 days ago
GPAC - Alexandria , VA
A premier structural steel fabricator has an opening for an Estimator with talent, initiative and ... As a leader in the building industry, my client hires only the best of the best and provides them ...
JobCase - 26 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Building Estimator in the United States. The average hourly rate for Building Estimator ranges from $20 to $25 with the average hourly pay of $22. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $21 to $26 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $23.

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