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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of cost estimators in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of cost estimators in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area 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 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,880
25th Percentile Wage
$53,330
50th Percentile Wage
$60,410
75th Percentile Wage
$70,220
90th Percentile Wage
$94,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,880.

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
$60,410
5.73% -17.80%
2016
$56,950
-0.28% -
2015
$57,110
-8.23% -
2014
$61,810
-16.31% -
2013
$71,890
1.02% -
2012
$71,160
- -

Table 3. Compare Cost Estimator Salary in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $60,410 in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for cost estimators in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of cost estimators in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area is 22.4 percent (22.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Seattle-Bellevue-Everett and 10.9 percent (10.9%) 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 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington.