Cost Estimators in Michigan
Is Michigan a good place for you to work as a Cost Estimator?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Cost Estimators in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Cost Estimators in Michigan is growing faster than average.
Cost Estimators in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Cost Estimators Work in Michigan?
In 2018, there were 6,590 Cost Estimators working in the state.
There were 6,640 Cost Estimators employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,160 Cost Estimators working in it, which means Michigan has more Cost Estimators than average.
Job Projections for Michigan
Jobs for Cost Estimators in this state are growing at a rate of 8.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.
Michigan Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 710 annual job openings, and 7,030 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 Michigan?
In 2018 wages for Cost Estimators ranged from $34,040 to $101,010 with $59,250 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.37 to $48.56. The median hourly rate was $28.49.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.15 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $0.66.
The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Michigan 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|
|Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI||1,160||$55,970|
|Lansing-East Lansing, MI||270||$59,960|
|South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI||170||$61,110|
|Ann Arbor, MI||140||$54,580|
|Battle Creek, MI||60||$53,780|
|Niles-Benton Harbor, MI||60||$57,420|
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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