Cost Estimator Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for cost estimators in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of cost estimators amongst Ohio 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Cost Estimators in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,190
25th Percentile Wage
$44,890
50th Percentile Wage
$58,050
75th Percentile Wage
$73,110
90th Percentile Wage
$90,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.92
25th Percentile Wage
$21.58
50th Percentile Wage
$27.91
75th Percentile Wage
$35.15
90th Percentile Wage
$43.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for cost estimators in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.32. The median hourly salary is $27.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.92.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of cost estimators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,0502.48%5.67%
201556,6101.27%-
201455,8901.34%-
201355,1400.69%-
201254,760--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of cost estimators in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cost estimators in state of Ohio ranges from $46,020 to $61,700. The highest paying area for cost estimators in Ohio is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $61,700. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cincinnati-Middletown (mean annual salary $61,670). The lowest paying area is Lima with a median annual salary of $46,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$61,700
Cincinnati-Middletown
$61,670
Columbus
$57,740
Akron
$57,060
Dayton
$56,670
Mansfield
$56,180
Toledo
$54,070
Sandusky
$53,720
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$53,210
Canton-Massillon
$53,080
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$53,030
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$52,510
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$51,080
Springfield
$48,570
Lima
$46,020



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