The salary statistics of cost estimators in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare cost estimator salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$35,410|
|25th Percentile Wage||$46,980|
|50th Percentile Wage||$61,340|
|75th Percentile Wage||$80,590|
|90th Percentile Wage||$102,170|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $102,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid cost estimators is $35,410.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of cost estimators in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of cost estimators in 17 industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for cost estimator occupations is the temporary help services industry with an annual salary $75,370. The lowest paying industry is the business support services industry (annual salary $52,980). For detailed cost estimator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Temporary Help Services|| |
|Employment Services|| |
|Facilities Support Services|| |
|Telephone Call Centers|| |
|Office Administrative Services|| |
|Other Support Services|| |
|Remediation and Other Waste Management Services|| |
|Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Administrative and Support Services|| |
|Waste Treatment and Disposal|| |
|Security Systems Services|| |
|Investigation and Security Services|| |
|Exterminating and Pest Control Services|| |
|Services to Buildings and Dwellings|| |
|Landscaping Services|| |
|Waste Collection|| |
|Business Support Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .