National » Cost Estimators » Alabama

Cost Estimator Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for cost estimators in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of cost estimators among Alabama cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,590
25th Percentile Wage
$43,820
50th Percentile Wage
$57,950
75th Percentile Wage
$74,180
90th Percentile Wage
$94,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of cost estimators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,950
-1.57% 11.11%
2016
$58,860
1.36% -
2015
$58,060
5.32% -
2014
$54,970
3.67% -
2013
$52,950
2.72% -
2012
$51,510
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Cost Estimators in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of cost estimators in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cost estimators in state of Alabama ranges from $43,110 to $70,560. The highest paying area for cost estimators in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $70,560. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,110). The lowest paying area is Anniston-Oxford with a median annual salary of $43,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$70,560
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$67,110
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$61,230
Mobile
$59,440
Montgomery
$58,150
Birmingham-Hoover
$57,800
Decatur
$55,930
Auburn-Opelika
$55,340
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$55,040
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$55,010
Tuscaloosa
$52,950
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$48,270
Gadsden
$47,110
Dothan
$45,440
Anniston-Oxford
$43,110




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for cost estimators

💰 Highest paying industries for cost estimators.