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Estimators

North/Central California

Average yearly earnings

$52k - $91k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Southern California

Average yearly earnings

$51k - $90k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Bay Area California

Average yearly earnings

$63k - $107k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Build California * Learn a trade

Estimators

Calculate the time, money, materials, and labor required for a construction project.


AVERAGE WAGE

$26/hour +

Junior

$47/hour +

Senior


Demand through 2026 : Steady

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor’s Degree
  • + OR RELEVANT EXPERIENCE + OR RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
  • + OTHER REQUIREMENTS + OTHER REQUIREMENTS

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Before a project begins, they play a critical role in estimating all construction-related costs using software and financial data.

During construction, they work with architects, engineers, and contractors to monitor and adjust project costs.

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