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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for cost estimators in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of cost estimators among Florida areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Cost Estimators in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,690
25th Percentile Wage
$42,590
50th Percentile Wage
$56,370
75th Percentile Wage
$71,180
90th Percentile Wage
$91,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.72
25th Percentile Wage
$20.47
50th Percentile Wage
$27.10
75th Percentile Wage
$34.22
90th Percentile Wage
$44.07

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for cost estimators in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.07. The median hourly salary is $27.10. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.72.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of cost estimators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,3702.70%6.10%
201554,8502.53%-
201453,4600.07%-
201353,4200.92%-
201252,930--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of cost estimators in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cost estimators in state of Florida ranges from $41,990 to $65,650. The highest paying area for cost estimators in Florida is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $65,650. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Sebastian-Vero Beach (mean annual salary $65,220). The lowest paying area is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$65,650
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$65,220
Naples-Marco Island
$61,470
Palm Coast
$61,350
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$61,250
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$61,070
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$58,580
Tallahassee
$58,030
Port St Lucie
$57,730
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$57,700
Jacksonville
$57,540
Punta Gorda
$54,500
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$54,340
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$54,330
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$54,260
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$54,070
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$51,990
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$51,900
Gainesville
$51,650
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$51,480
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$49,280
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$49,040
Ocala
$47,660
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$47,270
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$41,990


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