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Cost Estimator Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,070
25th Percentile Wage
$44,480
50th Percentile Wage
$57,870
75th Percentile Wage
$74,430
90th Percentile Wage
$93,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,070.

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
$57,870
0.90% 6.89%
2016
$57,350
0.99% -
2015
$56,780
0.21% -
2014
$56,660
1.45% -
2013
$55,840
3.51% -
2012
$53,880
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Cost Estimators in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of cost estimators in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cost estimators in state of North Carolina ranges from $51,570 to $68,380. The highest paying area for cost estimators in North Carolina is Goldsboro with a median annual salary of $68,380. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Greenville (mean annual salary $66,600). The lowest paying area is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Goldsboro
$68,380
Greenville
$66,600
Raleigh-Cary
$61,670
Durham-Chapel Hill
$59,850
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,100
Winston-Salem
$58,010
Fayetteville
$56,870
Burlington
$56,470
Jacksonville
$56,290
Wilmington
$55,350
Greensboro-High Point
$54,820
Asheville
$54,290
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,050
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,780
Rocky Mount
$52,060
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$52,020
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$51,570




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