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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Lincoln, Nebraska

The annual and hourly salary statistics of cost estimators in Lincoln, Nebraska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of cost estimators in Lincoln is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Cost Estimators in Lincoln, Nebraska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,450
25th Percentile Wage
$47,730
50th Percentile Wage
$63,740
75th Percentile Wage
$76,800
90th Percentile Wage
$90,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Lincoln, Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $40,450.

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
$63,740
5.38% 20.29%
2016
$60,310
7.48% -
2015
$55,800
-1.02% -
2014
$56,370
5.23% -
2013
$53,420
4.89% -
2012
$50,810
- -

Table 3. Compare Cost Estimator Salary in Lincoln with Other Nebraska Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $63,740, Lincoln is the highest paying city for cost estimators in state of Nebraska, followed by Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $56,450). In comparison, the median annual salary of cost estimators in Lincoln is 11.4 percent (11.4%) higher than that in Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lincoln
$63,740
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$56,450
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$55,530
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$54,250
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$45,030
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$38,820



See also: Top paying jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska.