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Cost Estimators in Arizona

Want to work in Arizona as a Cost Estimator? Read this first!

30.1% Jobs Projection
$62,850 Median Salary
620 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Cost Estimators in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Cost Estimators in Arizona is growing faster than average.

  • Cost Estimators in Arizona earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Cost Estimators Work in Arizona?

In 2018, there were 4,630 Cost Estimators working in the state.

There were 4,740 Cost Estimators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Cost Estimators in AZ Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,160 Cost Estimators working in it, which means Arizona has more Cost Estimators than average.

Cost Estimators in AZ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Cost Estimators in this state are growing at a rate of 30.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.

Job Projections for Cost Estimators: Nation vs. AZ

Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 620 annual job openings, and a total of 5,700 jobs for Arizona Cost Estimators in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 24,400 annual jobs and 240,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Cost Estimators Make in Arizona?

In 2018 wages for Cost Estimators ranged from $37,490 to $100,680 with $62,850 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.02 to $48.41. The median hourly rate was $30.22.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $31.2 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.98.

The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Cost Estimators Earnings: AZ vs. National Average

Top Arizona Metros for Cost Estimators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Cost Estimators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,550 $63,660
Tucson, AZ 610 $61,570
Prescott, AZ 150 $57,100
Flagstaff, AZ 90 $63,720
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 70 $40,310
Yuma, AZ 50 $59,870

Top States for Cost Estimators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Cost Estimators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 28,660 $70,660
Texas 17,240 $69,330
Florida 13,220 $57,230
Ohio 10,200 $60,640
New York 10,150 $67,400
Virginia 9,220 $67,680
Pennsylvania 8,610 $64,390
Michigan 6,590 $59,250
North Carolina 6,580 $59,750
Massachusetts 6,030 $72,520
Illinois 5,600 $63,490
Colorado 5,520 $66,270
Washington 5,470 $72,420
New Jersey 5,270 $69,960
Georgia 4,880 $62,460
Arizona 4,630 $62,850
Missouri 4,630 $63,570
Minnesota 4,460 $62,710
Maryland 4,390 $66,020
Indiana 4,360 $61,990

Below are the states where Cost Estimators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $94,440
Hawaii $79,890
Alaska $78,580
Wyoming $73,750
Massachusetts $72,520
Washington $72,420
California $70,660
New Jersey $69,960
Texas $69,330
Connecticut $69,070


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