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Cost Estimators in Indiana

Is Indiana a good place for you to work as a Cost Estimator?

10.9% Jobs Projection
$61,990 Median Salary
530 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Cost Estimators Work in Indiana?

4,360 people worked as Cost Estimators in 2018 in this state.

There were 4,390 Cost Estimators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Cost Estimators in IN Employment Trend

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

Cost Estimators in IN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Indiana

Jobs for Cost Estimators in this state are growing at a rate of 10.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.

Job Projections for Cost Estimators: Nation vs. IN

Indiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 530 annual job openings, and 5,180 total jobs in 2026 for Cost Estimators in this state.

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

What do Cost Estimators Make in Indiana?

In 2018 wages for Cost Estimators ranged from $35,430 to $100,300 with $61,990 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.04 to $48.22. The median hourly rate was $29.8.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.43 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.37.

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

Cost Estimators Earnings: IN vs. National Average

Top Indiana 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,560 $64,940
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 2,190 $65,490
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 1,660 $66,760
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 910 $66,530
Fort Wayne, IN 350 $57,070
Evansville, IN-KY 280 $60,070
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 170 $61,110
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 130 $57,880
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 100 $57,770
Columbus, IN 100 $53,200
Terre Haute, IN 70 $61,000
Michigan City-La Porte, IN 60 $60,980
Muncie, IN 60 $51,110
Bloomington, IN 50 $61,340

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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