Civil Estimator Salary in the United States

How much does a Civil Estimator make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Civil Estimator in the United States is $33 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $29 and $36. 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 Civil Estimator?

A Civil Estimator is a construction professional who bids on civil projects that have gone to tender. Civil estimators typically have a background in civil engineering, construction project management, or construction supervision. Estimators are responsible for obtaining tenders, obtaining of material costs, calculation of tenders taking into consideration project management and overheads. The role of an estimator can be a very pressured one, and requires a great level of concentration, some of which will result in erratic office hours to ensure tender return dates can be achieved....

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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 Civil Estimator in the United States. The average hourly rate for Civil Estimator ranges from $29 to $36 with the average hourly pay of $33. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $30 to $37 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $33.

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Job Openings for Civil Estimator
Gibbs & Register, Inc. -
Florida's leading civil firm is seeking an experienced Estimator. Main office is located in Winter Garden, FL, and project work sites are currently located throughout Central Florida, and SW Florida
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
Aspen Earthworks -
Aspen Earthworks Inc. is one of Reno's fastest growing civil contracting companies. Aspen prides ... In this role you will be responsible for delivering competitive cost estimates on new bids and ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Civil Construction Contractors, LLC. -
Estimate and management of projects-civil, concrete, carpentry, UG pipe, structural steel, interior remodeling * Knowledge of the technical requirements of the industry plans and specifications to ...
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
New Leaf Development LLC -
We are seeking an experienced estimator in the excavation, support of excavation and reinforced ... Bachelor's degree in Civil/Structural engineering a plus * Minimum 3 years experience
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
Alaska Executive Search | Staffing Agency -
You'll work on land surveying and civil engineering projects, with tasks from writing engineering reports to field work in site inspections, surveys and evaluations. If you're a motivated self ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
H&K Group, Inc. - Skippack , PA
Regular Full-Time Overview The H&K Group, Inc. is looking for the ideal Estimator for its heavy civil contracting divisions! The estimator reviews and analyzes blueprints, specifications, and other ...
H&K Group, Inc - 6 days ago