Cost Estimators

4.3/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
66%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
0.6%
by 2030
WAGES
$66,610
or $32.02 hourly
VOLUME
199,360
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 66% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Cost Estimators' job openings is expected to rise 0.6% by 2030
'Cost Estimators' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Cost Estimators' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Cost Estimators' was $66,610, or $32.02 hourly
'Cost Estimators' are paid 58.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 199,360 people employed as Cost Estimators.
This represents around 0.14% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 13-1051.00

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Sam (Highly likely) says
Too simple
Jan 20, 2020 at 02:39 AM

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