How much does a Cost Estimator make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Cost Estimator in the United States is $35 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $31 and $39. 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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MOCA Systems, Inc. - Arlington , VA
The successful Construction Cost Estimator candidate(s) will be critical team members of our proven government/commercial cost estimating and project management teams to work onsite at our client ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
MDW Associates - Arlington , VA
Certified Cost Estimator Analyst (CCEA) or Professional Cost Estimator/Analyst (PCEA) certification Education Requirement/Required Years of Experience: * Bachelor's Degree and 7+ years' experience in ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 6 days ago
Alliance Consulting Group, Inc. - Alexandria , VA
Alliance Consulting Group is seeking the ideal candidate to join our team as a Mid-Level Cost Estimator/Engineer. Our cost estimators have extensive experience preparing cost estimates, risk ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
Silver Lake Construction, LLC - Purcellville , VA
Manage all aspects of developing cost estimates and other pre-construction related services for civil and building project with an approximate volume of $1-$20M that results in an annual capture of ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
C. E. Thurston & Sons, Inc. - Sandston , VA
Estimator - (Richmond, VA area) - Secures sales and contracts and seeks opportunities to sell the Company and its capabilities; prepares cost estimates for contract work; participates in project ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
L. F. Jennings, Inc. - Falls Church , VA
Resolve cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information * Obtain accurate quotes for materials and systems to establish accurate cost estimates * Maintain awareness of our competitive ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
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