Cost estimators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Cost estimators was $69,154 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Cost estimators by wage are Administrative services managers, Urban & regional planners, and Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes.
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, Compliance officers, Cost estimators, Human resources workers, Logisticians, Management analysts, Meeting, convention, & event planners, Fundraisers, Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists, Training & development specialists, Market research analysts & marketing specialists, Business operations specialists, all other, Accountants & auditors, Appraisers & assessors of real estate, Budget analysts, Credit analysts, Financial analysts, Personal financial advisors, Insurance underwriters, Financial examiners, Credit counselors & loan officers, Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, Tax preparers, and Other financial specialists
The top 3 locations that employ the most Cost estimators are Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village PUMA, NY, Pasco County (South) PUMA, FL, and Montgomery, Bond, Clinton, Fayette & Effingham Counties PUMA, IL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Cost estimators are Pasco County (South) PUMA, FL, Montgomery, Bond, Clinton, Fayette & Effingham Counties PUMA, IL, and Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village PUMA, NY.