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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for cost estimators in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of cost estimators among Alaska areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Cost Estimators in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$132,040
75th Percentile Wage
$103,900
50th Percentile Wage
$85,670
25th Percentile Wage
$67,880
10th Percentile Wage
$53,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,160.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$63.48
75th Percentile Wage
$49.95
50th Percentile Wage
$41.19
25th Percentile Wage
$32.63
10th Percentile Wage
$25.56

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for cost estimators in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.48. The median hourly salary is $41.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.56.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $85,670 6.37%
2013 $80,540 -0.21%
2012 $80,710 3.57%
2011 $77,930 6.43%
2010 $73,220 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for cost estimators in state of Alaska from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 17.00%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.21%.We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.57% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 6.43% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Cost Estimator Wage in Alaska vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Cost Estimators
$85,670
Human Resources Specialists
$59,550
Labor Relations Specialists
$89,220
Logisticians
$82,330
Management Analysts
$80,480
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$45,830
Fundraisers
$50,310

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Cost Estimators in Alaska Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of cost estimators in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cost estimators in state of Alaska ranges from $83,830 to $89,690. The highest paying area for cost estimators in Alaska is Fairbanks with a median annual salary of $89,690. The lowest paying area is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $83,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fairbanks
$89,690
Anchorage
$83,830

Cost Estimator Salary by State

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