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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Cost Estimators in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$55,340
-3.67% -3.67%
2016
$57,370
15.18% -
2015
$48,660
-4.17% -
2014
$50,690
-13.18% -
2012
$57,370
- -

Table 3. Compare Cost Estimator Salary in Auburn-Opelika with Other Alabama Cities

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.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama.