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Cost Estimator Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

The salary statistics of cost estimators in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare cost estimator salaries in different industries within the management of companies and enterprises sector.

Average Annual Salary of Cost Estimators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,290
25th Percentile Wage
$54,120
50th Percentile Wage
$70,350
75th Percentile Wage
$92,010
90th Percentile Wage
$113,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) cost estimators is $113,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid cost estimators is $42,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of cost estimators in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201670,3501.22%7.96%
201569,4900.45%-
201469,1802.53%-
201367,4303.97%-
201264,750--

Compare Cost Estimator Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of cost estimators in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises sector are shown below. For detailed cost estimator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$70,350
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$70,350

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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