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Cost Estimators in Kansas

Considering a career as a Cost Estimator in Kansas?

6.3% Jobs Projection
$63,070 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Cost Estimators Work in Kansas?

1,940 people worked as Cost Estimators in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,930 Cost Estimators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Cost Estimators in KS Employment Trend

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

Cost Estimators in KS vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kansas

Jobs for Cost Estimators in this state are growing at a rate of 6.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.

Job Projections for Cost Estimators: Nation vs. KS

Kansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 220 annual job openings, and a total of 2,200 jobs for Kansas 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 Kansas?

In 2018 wages for Cost Estimators ranged from $39,400 to $101,820 with $63,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.94 to $48.95. The median hourly rate was $30.32.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $31.21 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.89.

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

Cost Estimators Earnings: KS vs. National Average

Top Kansas 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
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,840 $66,960
Wichita, KS 490 $59,110
Topeka, KS 130 $65,180
Manhattan, KS 80 $59,650
St. Joseph, MO-KS 70 $76,540
Lawrence, KS 50 $67,860

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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