The annual and hourly salary statistics of cost estimators in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of cost estimators in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana 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||$34,950|
|25th Percentile Wage||$44,390|
|50th Percentile Wage||$63,220|
|75th Percentile Wage||$87,380|
|90th Percentile Wage||$109,630|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,950.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of cost estimators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $63,220 in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana is in the middle of salary range for cost estimators in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of cost estimators in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana is 28.0 percent (28.0%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 18.6 percent (18.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|Yuba City|| |
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles|| |
|El Centro|| |
|Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |