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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska

The annual and hourly salary statistics of cost estimators in Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of cost estimators in Omaha-Council Bluffs 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 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,250
25th Percentile Wage
$42,300
50th Percentile Wage
$55,530
75th Percentile Wage
$69,870
90th Percentile Wage
$80,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,250.

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
$55,530
-5.33% 13.07%
2016
$58,490
3.09% -
2015
$56,680
8.15% -
2014
$52,060
6.24% -
2013
$48,810
1.11% -
2012
$48,270
- -

Table 3. Compare Cost Estimator Salary in Omaha-Council Bluffs with Other Nebraska Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $55,530 in Omaha-Council Bluffs is in the middle of salary range for cost estimators in state of Nebraska. In comparison, the annual salary of cost estimators in Omaha-Council Bluffs is 12.9 percent (12.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Lincoln and 30.1 percent (30.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Central 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



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