Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Cost Estimators in Michigan

Find Schools Near

Cost Estimators in Michigan

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

8.3% Jobs Projection
$59,250 Median Salary
710 Job Openings

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.

Cost Estimators in MI Employment Trend

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

Cost Estimators in MI vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Cost Estimators: Nation vs. MI

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.

Cost Estimators Earnings: MI vs. National Average

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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 3,150 $64,100
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1,160 $55,970
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 280 $58,780
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 270 $59,960
Flint, MI 230 $56,460
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 170 $61,110
Ann Arbor, MI 140 $54,580
Saginaw, MI 110 $64,890
Muskegon, MI 90 $61,250
Jackson, MI 80 $54,300
Midland, MI 80 $56,140
Battle Creek, MI 60 $53,780
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 60 $57,420
Monroe, MI 60 $62,580

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


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.