The annual and hourly salary statistics of cost estimators in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of cost estimators in Auburn-Opelika is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$23,100|
|25th Percentile Wage||$42,070|
|50th Percentile Wage||$55,340|
|75th Percentile Wage||$68,510|
|90th Percentile Wage||$81,440|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $23,100.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of cost estimators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $55,340 in Auburn-Opelika is in the middle of salary range for cost estimators in state of Alabama. In comparison, the annual salary of cost estimators in Auburn-Opelika is 21.6 percent (21.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Huntsville and 22.1 percent (22.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Anniston-Oxford.
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|Florence-Muscle Shoals|| |
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|Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |