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 among Utah 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 Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,680
25th Percentile Wage
$49,470
50th Percentile Wage
$62,650
75th Percentile Wage
$77,550
90th Percentile Wage
$94,560

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 $94,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.07
25th Percentile Wage
$23.78
50th Percentile Wage
$30.12
75th Percentile Wage
$37.28
90th Percentile Wage
$45.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for cost estimators in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.46. The median hourly salary is $30.12. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.07.

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
201662,6505.14%4.12%
201559,4300.15%-
201459,340-2.29%-
201360,7001.04%-
201260,070--

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 $48,090 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 Salt Lake City (mean annual salary $65,870). The lowest paying area is St George with a median annual salary of $48,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$77,340
Salt Lake City
$65,870
Ogden-Clearfield
$64,610
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$58,840
Logan
$57,100
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$57,020
Provo-Orem
$53,230
St George
$48,090


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