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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of cost estimators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of cost estimators in Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,990
25th Percentile Wage
$37,110
50th Percentile Wage
$52,950
75th Percentile Wage
$78,710
90th Percentile Wage
$99,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,990.

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
$52,950
0.28% 6.76%
2016
$52,800
10.74% -
2015
$47,130
2.25% -
2014
$46,070
-8.64% -
2013
$50,050
1.36% -
2012
$49,370
- -

Table 3. Compare Cost Estimator Salary in Tuscaloosa with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $52,950 in Tuscaloosa is in the middle of salary range for cost estimators in state of Alabama. In comparison, the annual salary of cost estimators in Tuscaloosa is 25.0 percent (25.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Huntsville and 18.6 percent (18.6%) 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 Tuscaloosa, Alabama.