Cost estimators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Cost estimators was $74,798 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Cost estimators by wage are Technical writers, Physical therapists, and Entertainment and recreation managers.
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 Fort Bend County (West & South) PUMA, TX, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area (West) PUMA, LA, and Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg & Darnestown PUMA, MD. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Cost estimators are Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area (West) PUMA, LA, Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mariposa, Mono & Tuolumne Counties PUMA, CA, and Andover, Ramsey, Anoka & East Bethel Cities PUMA, MN.