Cost Estimators in Florida
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Cost Estimators in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Cost Estimators in Florida is growing faster than average.
Cost Estimators in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Cost Estimators Work in Florida?
In Florida, there were 13,220 people working as Cost Estimators in the year 2018.
There were 12,680 Cost Estimators employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 540 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,160 Cost Estimators working in it, which means Florida has more Cost Estimators than average.
Job Projections for Florida
Jobs for Cost Estimators in this state are growing at a rate of 26.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 1,870 annual Cost Estimators job openings in Florida, and 17,430 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 24,400 annual jobs and 240,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Cost Estimators Make in Florida?
In 2018 wages for Cost Estimators ranged from $34,230 to $98,180 with $57,230 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.46 to $47.2. The median hourly rate was $27.51.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $27.6 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.09.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Florida 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|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||3,170||$61,410|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||1,950||$56,520|
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL||580||$57,890|
|North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL||490||$62,020|
|Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL||410||$50,650|
|Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL||380||$61,940|
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL||350||$56,270|
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL||290||$53,280|
|Panama City, FL||270||$51,780|
|Port St. Lucie, FL||250||$59,720|
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL||240||$59,340|
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL||140||$53,420|
|Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL||140||$48,570|
|The Villages, FL||60||$47,000|
|Punta Gorda, FL||50||$45,020|
|Homosassa Springs, FL||40||$59,300|
Top States for Cost Estimators Employment
The table below shows the states where most Cost Estimators work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Cost Estimators get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$94,440|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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