Building Estimator Salary in the United States

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 September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $19 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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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 $19 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 $20 to $26 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $22.

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Synergy Professionals, Inc. - San Antonio , TX
Relocation is available for the selected candidate. 7-10 years of cost estimating experience is required on federal base-building/vertical construction projects. OCONUS (international) projects is ...
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Must remain current on market place developments, insurance adjusting practices, building code changes and estimating technology advances. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Job requires effective oral and ...
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