Cost Estimator Salary Information in Utah

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,810
25th Percentile Wage
$48,950
50th Percentile Wage
$63,960
75th Percentile Wage
$78,320
90th Percentile Wage
$96,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,810.

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
$63,960
2.05% 6.08%
2016
$62,650
5.14% -
2015
$59,430
0.15% -
2014
$59,340
-2.29% -
2013
$60,700
1.04% -
2012
$60,070
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of cost estimators in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cost estimators in state of Utah ranges from $49,300 to $77,340. The highest paying area for cost estimators in Utah is South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $77,340. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $70,300). The lowest paying area is St George with a median annual salary of $49,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$77,340
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$70,300
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$70,020
Salt Lake City
$68,640
Ogden-Clearfield
$63,910
Provo-Orem
$56,420
Logan
$53,850
St George
$49,300




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