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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of cost estimators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of cost estimators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro 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 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,610
25th Percentile Wage
$52,000
50th Percentile Wage
$68,810
75th Percentile Wage
$84,450
90th Percentile Wage
$104,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,610.

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
$68,810
4.37% 3.02%
2016
$65,800
6.40% -
2015
$61,590
-3.67% -
2014
$63,850
-1.47% -
2013
$64,790
-2.99% -
2012
$66,730
- -

Table 3. Compare Cost Estimator Salary in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $68,810 in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is in the middle of salary range for cost estimators in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of cost estimators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 11.6 percent (11.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Seattle-Bellevue-Everett and 21.8 percent (21.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Yakima.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$77,840
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$77,250
Tacoma
$74,130
Longview
$70,240
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$69,610
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$68,810
Bremerton-Silverdale
$66,420
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$63,660
Bellingham
$63,590
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$61,530
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$60,880
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$60,410
Olympia
$59,420
Spokane
$57,990
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$56,790
Lewiston
$55,260
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$54,280
Yakima
$53,820



See also: Top paying jobs in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington.