The annual and hourly salary statistics of cost estimators in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of cost estimators in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area 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||$34,580|
|25th Percentile Wage||$41,900|
|50th Percentile Wage||$55,040|
|75th Percentile Wage||$64,440|
|90th Percentile Wage||$81,060|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,580.
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 $55,040 in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for cost estimators in state of Alabama. In comparison, the annual salary of cost estimators in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is 22.0 percent (22.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Huntsville and 21.7 percent (21.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Anniston-Oxford.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Florence-Muscle Shoals|| |
|Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |