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Cost Estimator Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for cost estimators in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of cost estimators among Washington 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Cost Estimators in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,400
25th Percentile Wage
$57,010
50th Percentile Wage
$72,750
75th Percentile Wage
$94,870
90th Percentile Wage
$118,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cost estimators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,400.

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
$72,750
2.43% 12.19%
2016
$70,980
3.99% -
2015
$68,150
1.31% -
2014
$67,260
3.21% -
2013
$65,100
1.87% -
2012
$63,880
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Cost Estimators in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of cost estimators in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cost estimators in state of Washington ranges from $53,820 to $77,840. The highest paying area for cost estimators in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $77,840. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $77,250). The lowest paying area is Yakima with a median annual salary of $53,820.

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




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