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Cost Estimators in Florida

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26.6% Jobs Projection
$57,230 Median Salary
1,870 Job Openings

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.

Cost Estimators in FL Employment Trend

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

Cost Estimators in FL vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Cost Estimators: Nation vs. FL

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.

Cost Estimators Earnings: FL vs. National Average

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
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 2,470 $53,190
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,950 $56,520
Jacksonville, FL 1,200 $58,210
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
Ocala, FL 150 $58,540
Gainesville, FL 150 $56,210
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 140 $53,420
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 140 $48,570
Tallahassee, FL 130 $61,470
The Villages, FL 60 $47,000
Punta Gorda, FL 50 $45,020
Homosassa Springs, FL 40 $59,300
Sebring, FL 40 $48,260

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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