Civil Estimator Salary in the United States

How much does a Civil Estimator make in the United States? The average Civil Estimator salary in the United States is $68,296 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $61,238 and $75,845. 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. 

Salary range for an Civil Estimator
$61,238 to $75,845
For Employees

Analyze the market and your qualifications to negotiate your salary with confidence.

Search thousands of open positions to find your next opportunity.

For Employers

Individualize employee pay based on unique job requirements and personal qualifications.

Get the latest market price for benchmark jobs and jobs in your industry.

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....

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

See user submitted job responsibilities for Civil Estimator.

Job Openings for Civil Estimator
Crowder - Eagle Rock , NC
Primary function of a Civil Estimator Duties: Pre Bid Process: Review and understand project bid documents including plans, specifications, all related addenda and other relative correspondence as it ...
Jobble, Inc. - 2 days ago
Cybercoders - Santa Rosa , CA
Construction Estimator - Civil Title : (Mid- Sr.) Construction Estimator - Civil Location : Santa Rosa, Ca Compensation : Market Rate DOE + Benefits Requirements : Horizontal construction experience
CyberCoders, Inc - 4 days ago
Becker Technical Staffing, Inc. - Charleston/ Daniel Island , South Carolina
Required experience: -5+ years of civil experience in the field construction, golf course and/or synthetic turf or turf industry -experience in project estimating and take offs -experience with heavy ...
Monster - 5 days ago
D. R. Reynolds Company, Inc. -
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil engineering or related discipline. Five years of experience working as an estimator / project manager with at least 2+ years of experience in ...
LinkedIn - 6 days ago
Woolems Luxury Builders -
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Building and Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field preferred * Able to read architectural plans and develop cost estimates * Strong ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Independence Excavating, Inc. -
An Estimator is responsible for various functions including, but not limited to : * Read ... civil work * Must have strong organizational skills in order to handle the variety of tasks ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Civil Estimator, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
61238
75845
68296

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
62169
76697
69005
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Civil Estimator in the United States. The base salary for Civil Estimator ranges from $61,238 to $75,845 with the average base salary of $68,296. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $62,169 to $76,697 with the average total cash compensation of $69,005.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

61238
75845