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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for cost estimators in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of cost estimators among Connecticut cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Cost Estimators in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,610
25th Percentile Wage
$54,600
50th Percentile Wage
$70,460
75th Percentile Wage
$89,110
90th Percentile Wage
$111,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,610.

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
$70,460
-2.44% 1.63%
2016
$72,180
-1.94% -
2015
$73,580
1.18% -
2014
$72,710
2.75% -
2013
$70,710
1.98% -
2012
$69,310
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Cost Estimators in Connecticut Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of cost estimators in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cost estimators in state of Connecticut ranges from $60,290 to $74,170. The highest paying area for cost estimators in Connecticut is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $74,170. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is New Haven (mean annual salary $70,850). The lowest paying area is Danbury with a median annual salary of $60,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$74,170
New Haven
$70,850
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$70,700
Waterbury
$66,110
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$64,340
Danbury
$60,290




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