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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of cost estimators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of cost estimators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,850
25th Percentile Wage
$61,860
50th Percentile Wage
$77,840
75th Percentile Wage
$99,940
90th Percentile Wage
$121,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,850.

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
$77,840
3.06% 9.31%
2016
$75,460
4.15% -
2015
$72,330
-0.40% -
2014
$72,620
3.14% -
2013
$70,340
-0.36% -
2012
$70,590
- -

Table 3. Compare Cost Estimator Salary in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $77,840, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is the highest paying city for cost estimators in state of Washington, followed by Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (median annual salary $77,250). In comparison, the median annual salary of cost estimators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is .8 percent (.8%) higher than that in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue.

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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington.