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|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $98,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid cost estimators is $33,350.
The following table and chart 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 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of cost estimators in 15 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 facilities support services industry with an annual salary $67,500. The lowest paying industry is the exterminating and pest control services industry (annual salary $48,370). For detailed cost estimator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Facilities Support Services|| |
|Other Support Services|| |
|Employment Services|| |
|Remediation and Other Waste Management Services|| |
|Office Administrative Services|| |
|Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Waste Collection|| |
|Investigation and Security Services|| |
|Security Systems Services|| |
|Waste Treatment and Disposal|| |
|Business Support Services|| |
|Administrative and Support Services|| |
|Landscaping Services|| |
|Services to Buildings and Dwellings|| |
|Exterminating and Pest Control Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .