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2021 Texas Cost Estimators Salary Guide

Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.

Texas Cost Estimators Salary 2021

Salary

$65.6K

Growth

14%

Bright Outlook

Below Average

Green

No

How Much Do Cost Estimators Make in Texas 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $41,160 $53,290 $65,600 $84,760 $109,220
Hourly Wage $19.79 $25.62 $31.54 $40.75 $52.51

How Much Do Cost Estimators Make in Texas 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$41,160
$53,290
$65,600
$84,760
$109,220
Hourly Wage
$19.79
$25.62
$31.54
$40.75
$52.51

What Do Cost Estimators Do?

Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.

Also known as:

Acquisition Cost Estimator, Construction Estimator, Cost Analyst, Cost Consultant, Cost Engineer, Cost Estimator, Estimator

  • Analyze business or financial data.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Estimate costs of goods or services.
  • Estimate costs of goods or services.
  • Confer with others about financial matters.
  • Assess the cost effectiveness of products, projects, or services.
  • Monitor financial indicators.
  • Estimate costs of goods or services.
  • Prepare financial documents.
  • Develop business or financial information systems.
  • Negotiate agreements to resolve disputes.
  • Establish business management methods.
  • Maintain data in information systems or databases.
  • Estimate costs of goods or services.
  • Analyze business or financial data.
  • Estimate costs of goods or services.

Cost Estimators Job Outlook in Texas

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Texas 17,710 20,220 14% 2,120
United States 214,200 211,000 -2% 17,500

Cost Estimators Job Outlook in Texas

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Texas
17,710
20,220
14%
2,120
United States
214,200
211,000
-2%
17,500

Cost Estimators Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • 1 to 12 months on-the-job training

Cost Estimators Schools in Texas

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Abilene Christian University Business Administration and Management, General Abilene, TX 4 years: 6
4 years: 63
More than 4 years: 78
Alvin Community College Business Administration and Management, General Alvin, TX 2 years: 18
At least one but less than two years: 32
Alvin Community College Business/Commerce, General Alvin, TX 2 years: 83
Amarillo College Business Administration and Management, General Amarillo, TX 2 years: 219
At least one but less than two years: 65
Less than one year: 53
Amberton University Business Administration and Management, General Garland, TX 4 years: 21
More than 4 years: 151
American InterContinental University-Houston Business Administration and Management, General Houston, TX 2 years: 14
4 years: 45
More than 4 years: 56
Angelina College Business Administration and Management, General Lufkin, TX 2 years: 44
At least one but less than two years: 2
Less than one year: 0
Angelina College Business/Commerce, General Lufkin, TX 2 years: 7
At least one but less than two years: 3
Less than one year: 0
Angelo State University Business Administration and Management, General San Angelo, TX 4 years: 73
Less than one year: 2
More than 4 years: 77
Angelo State University Mechanical Engineering San Angelo, TX 4 years: 0

Cost Estimators Schools in Texas

298 Texas
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Business Administration and Management, General
Abilene, TX
4 years: 6
4 years: 63
More than 4 years: 78
Business Administration and Management, General
Alvin, TX
2 years: 18
At least one but less than two years: 32
Business/Commerce, General
Alvin, TX
2 years: 83
Business Administration and Management, General
Amarillo, TX
2 years: 219
At least one but less than two years: 65
Less than one year: 53
Business Administration and Management, General
Garland, TX
4 years: 21
More than 4 years: 151
Business Administration and Management, General
Houston, TX
2 years: 14
4 years: 45
More than 4 years: 56
Business Administration and Management, General
Lufkin, TX
2 years: 44
At least one but less than two years: 2
Less than one year: 0
Business/Commerce, General
Lufkin, TX
2 years: 7
At least one but less than two years: 3
Less than one year: 0
Business Administration and Management, General
San Angelo, TX
4 years: 73
Less than one year: 2
More than 4 years: 77
Mechanical Engineering
San Angelo, TX
4 years: 0

Cost Estimators Jobs in Texas.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
AIRCRAFT MECHANIC II -Pneudraulic / Hydraulic MISSION FIRST SERVICES LLC ET AL DYESS AFB, Texas 09/22/2021 No
Apprentice Plumber-Service Technician Roto Rooter San Antonio, Texas 09/22/2021 No
Assistant Superintendent Clark Construction Group, LLC San Antonio, Texas 09/22/2021 Yes
BIM/VDC Piping Designer III TDIndustries, Inc Dallas, Texas 09/21/2021 No
BIM/VDC Plumbing Designer III TDIndustries, Inc Dallas, Texas 09/21/2021 No
Budget Analyst IV HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION AUSTIN, Texas 09/22/2021 No
Business Risk Manager 2 - Telecommute U.S. Bank Austin, Texas 09/21/2021 Yes
Carpenter Journeyman Kiewit Corporation Grapevine, Texas 09/22/2021 Yes
CEMENT FINISHER The City of Houston Houston, Texas 09/21/2021 No
Civil Engineer Federal Emergency Management Agency Denton, Texas 09/22/2021 No

Cost Estimators Jobs in Texas.

76 Texas
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
MISSION FIRST SERVICES LLC ET AL
DYESS AFB, Texas
09/22/2021
No
Roto Rooter
San Antonio, Texas
09/22/2021
No
Clark Construction Group, LLC
San Antonio, Texas
09/22/2021
Yes
TDIndustries, Inc
Dallas, Texas
09/21/2021
No
TDIndustries, Inc
Dallas, Texas
09/21/2021
No
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
AUSTIN, Texas
09/22/2021
No
U.S. Bank
Austin, Texas
09/21/2021
Yes
Kiewit Corporation
Grapevine, Texas
09/22/2021
Yes
The City of Houston
Houston, Texas
09/21/2021
No
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Denton, Texas
09/22/2021
No

Cost Estimators Salary Guide 2021

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