Cost estimators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Cost estimators was $71,974 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Cost estimators by wage are Biological scientists, Ship & boat captains & operators, and Miscellaneous plant & system operators.
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 Everett City (Central & East) & Eastmont PUMA, WA, Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS, and Washington, Caledonia, Orleans, Lamoille & Essex Counties PUMA, VT. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Cost estimators are Everett City (Central & East) & Eastmont PUMA, WA, Washington, Caledonia, Orleans, Lamoille & Essex Counties PUMA, VT, and Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS.