Cost estimators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Cost estimators was $72,928 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Cost estimators by wage are Agricultural & food scientists, Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, and Physical therapists.
Cost estimators are part of the Business & financial operations occupations, along with Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products, Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, & investigators, and 24 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Cost estimators are Ephrata Borough PUMA, PA, St. Mary's & Calvert Counties PUMA, MD, and Washington County PUMA, AR. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Cost estimators are South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX, Ephrata Borough PUMA, PA, and Carroll County PUMA, MD.