Cost Estimator Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for cost estimators in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of cost estimators amongst Idaho 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 Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,670
25th Percentile Wage
$39,680
50th Percentile Wage
$55,100
75th Percentile Wage
$66,660
90th Percentile Wage
$82,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,670.

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
$55,100
2.94% 9.89%
2016
$53,480
5.52% -
2015
$50,530
1.31% -
2014
$49,870
2.73% -
2013
$48,510
-2.35% -
2012
$49,650
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of cost estimators in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cost estimators in state of Idaho ranges from $38,260 to $59,070. The highest paying area for cost estimators in Idaho is Idaho Falls with a median annual salary of $59,070. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is North Idaho nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $57,150). The lowest paying area is Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Idaho Falls
$59,070
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$57,150
Boise City-Nampa
$56,150
Coeur dAlene
$55,210
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$54,170
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$41,450
Pocatello
$38,720
Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$38,260




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